fastly vs fast : Common Errors in English

About fastly vs fast

“Fastly” is an old form that has died out in English. Interest in socceris growing fast, not “fastly.”

fast Meaning(s)

  • (n) abstaining from food
  • (v) abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
  • (v) abstain from eating
  • (a) acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
  • (a) (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time
  • (a) at a rapid tempo
  • (s) (of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds
  • (s) resistant to destruction or fading
  • (s) unrestrained by convention or morality
  • (s) hurried and brief
  • (s) securely fixed in place
  • (s) unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
  • (s) (of a photographic lens or emulsion) causing a shortening of exposure time
  • (r) quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form)
  • (r) firmly or closely

fastly in News

  • What to Look for in the Second Half

                        AL MVP Candidates Miguel Cabrera and Chris Davis Now that the All Star Game is in the books the season turns to the second half. The trading deadline is fastly approaching and the pennant races are heating up. Many teams are in the hunt right now, [...]
    on July 19, 2013 Source: Devils Lake Journal

fast in News

  1. Fast-food eatery invests in workers with higher pay

    Moo Cluck Moo, a quick-service restaurant in Dearborn Heights, is conscientiously bucking a fast-food trend by paying its 'Culinarians' a starting rate of $12 per hour. Their pay scale is notable considering most industry players pay minimum wage, or $7.40 an hour in Michigan.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Detroit News

  2. Mugabe fast-tracks election laws, by-passes parliament

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe fast-tracked changes to electoral laws on Thursday, using a presidential decree to by-pass parliament in a bid to comply with a constitutional court order to hold elections by July 31. The move is likely to enrage his opponents in a unity government, especially Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Fast-moving fire damages Port Richmond house

    A fast-moving fire has damaged a vacant house in the city's Port Richmond section early Thursday morning.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WPVI 6abc Philadelphia

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