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    Question Is there any diference?

    Hello dear teachers. I want to know what is the defference between these words:

    bureau and office
    route, way and avenue
    rapid, fast and quick
    pace and step
    occur and happen
    what does concern and lifted mean?
    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Is there any diference?

    Quote Originally Posted by Devil's tear View Post
    Hello dear teachers. I want to know what is the defference between these words:


    1.bureau and office
    2.route, way and avenue
    3.rapid, fast and quick
    pace and step
    occur and happen
    what does concern and lifted mean?
    Thanks in advance.
    3. we use "fast" when speaking aboout velocity, the rate of covering distance in proportion to time and "quick" when talking about being ready and acting with minimal delay.
    "Drive faster".
    Come here, quick!
    A "quick car" can do zero to 60 in 3.5 seconds.
    A "fast car" can do 190 miles per hour.
    In addition, we say "he drives fast", not "fastly". Oddly enough, we usually say "come, quick", not "come quickly"

    We use "rapid" in reference to a fast and sudden move, done or occurring in a brief period of time.
    The 1990s were a period of rapid change/growth.
    His response to the accusation was rapid.
    Rapid as a noun is the part of a river where the current moves with great
    swiftness, but without actual waterfall or cascade;

    To be continued...

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    Re: Is there any diference?

    Quote Originally Posted by Devil's tear View Post
    Hello dear teachers. I want to know what is the defference between these words:

    occur and happen
    Occur is more formal than happen.
    "If any of these symptoms occur while you are taking the medicine, consult your doctor immediately."

    They are generally fully interchangeable but occur may be more specific in implying the time or action of an event.

    Occur to someone=an idea come to someone's mind
    "The idea never occured to me" can not be replaced by "The idea never happened to me"
    It all depends on the context. If you want to ask how something happened (rather then imply that something happened) I suggest thta you use "come about":
    "How did the invention of .....come about? It came about as a result of...."

    There is also "take place" that goes better with "when".

    Give us some examples and we might happen to know how which one sounds better.

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    I have nothing to add. Your answer is greatly great and clear. Thank you so much.

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    Re: Is there any diference?

    Quote Originally Posted by Devil's tear View Post
    I have nothing to add. Your answer is greatly great and clear. Thank you so much.



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