Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Fast and quick

  1. Unregistered

    Smile Fast and quick

    I would like to know what is the exact difference between Fast and quick?
    Thank you very much for you help.

  2. Editor,
    English Teacher
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Laos

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 59,849

    Re: Fast and quick

    They mean the same, so the differences are collocational; we would, for instance, generally talk about a fast car, but in a race you could say that a car had been quick, which would imply that it had reached a high speed on this occasion rather than always doing it.

Similar Threads

  1. HELP!! How to type fast?
    By michael_tell in forum Editing & Writing Topics
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 01-Apr-2008, 13:06
  2. fast X quick
    By Lenka in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 29-Oct-2006, 20:46
  3. make money fast and easy $$$
    By icbm3748 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 23-Apr-2004, 11:26


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts