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    tedmc is offline VIP Member
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    Re: when guardrails appear to move

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    Thanks Charlie. We drive on the right in two-way streets. But on the highways, I usually drive on the left which is the speed lane.

    I like your writing. Please write more in the forum.
    We call that the overtaking lane.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: when guardrails appear to move

    In the UK, that's called the outside lane (the three lanes on a motorway are the inside lane, the middle lane and the outside lane). It used to be commonly referred to as the fast lane but that has fallen out of use somewhat, partly because it was seen to encourage people specifically to drive fast (potentially over the speed limit), rather than to use it only to overtake cars in the middle lane.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: when guardrails appear to move

    How about flash by?

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    Re: when guardrails appear to move

    I just have more time to kill.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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