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rapide in English:

1. fast fast


He's fast.
Malicious gossip spreads like wildfire. I guess that's why they say bad news travels fast.
We drove too fast to enjoy the beautiful scenery.
At first, I had difficulty understanding people when they spoke too fast.
The urban population in most developing countries is increasing very fast.
I wish you wouldn't drive so fast. You're making the baby sick!
You're speaking a little too fast for me. Would you speak a little more slowly?
A good ballboy or ballgirl must be able to concentrate hard and run fast.
Fast is the opposite of "slow."
It was surprising to see how fast the child grew up.
A fast child may win the race, but even a slow child can compete.
A fast walker can walk six kilometers in an hour.
What's your favorite fast food restaurant?
Tom loves coming here since he thinks this place serves the only fast food worth eating.
What surprised me most about that accident is how fast the lawyers arrived on the scene.

English word "rapide"(fast) occurs in sets:

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2. quick quick


Come quick!
He does not care for any sport involving team work or quick responses to other players.
Anxious for a quick decision, the chairman called for a vote.
I bought the really quick popcorn machine as a Christmas present.
If there are past exam questions then I think it would be best to give them a quick look over.
He's a good kid - very quick on the uptake and he does whatever needs to be done.
She's quick on her feet, so no matter what you say to her, she'll have a witty comeback.
Quick, let's get started on the project proposal while the idea is still fresh in our minds. There's no time like the present.
I'll try giving the book "Reiko's Recommended" a quick skim read on the spot.
After a quick breakfast of toast and coffee I got on the train and was on my way.
Diet pills aren't a quick fix for losing weight. You have to eat healthier and exercise too.
Maybe I should add some sentences without translations too. It's a very quick way to improve the rating of your language.
She lifted one corner of the napkin which covered her basket and let me have a quick look.
In the principles of love, quick disappointments are usually described as remedies.

English word "rapide"(quick) occurs in sets:

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3. brisk brisk


I was much brisker when I was young.
Business is brisk now and we are up to the elbows in orders.
He took a brisk walk to relax and think the problem over.
Gianini had planned her visit to Goteborg as a brisk
Active and energetic: a good brisk walk business appeared to be brisk
she adopted a brisk, businesslike tone// cold but pleasantly invigorating: the sea was shimmering and heaving beneath the brisk breeze
a brisk walk
I'm going for a brisk walk this afternoon to stretch my legs.
They consulted with Barris, then headed briskly into the forest.
a brisk walk; He set a brisk pace and we struggled to keep up; Her tone on the phone was brisk (= she spoke quickly and used few words); A brisk (= cold but pleasant) wind blew across the field.
It's invigorating to breathe the brisk, fresh mountain air.
Industrial activity is brisk.
Sales at the company zoomed thanks to brisk export demand, but profit did not keep up because of intense competition.
Sales are amazingly brisk.

English word "rapide"(brisk) occurs in sets:

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4. swift swift


Your moves have to be swift if you want to win.
The stream is not very swift.
a swift reply/response
He took very swift action, for which I should like to thank him most sincerely.
The spider responds with a swift attack.
The Internet is bringing a swift death to the Spanish inverted exclamation mark.
Jonathan Swift would defend me.
Shareholders were concerned about the company's swift expansion overseas.
Tatoeba: Where attention to detail is sacred, and punishment is swift.
Watch yourself. She's a pretty swift lady.
Joan is a swift chick.
thank you for your swift reply.
I did not know how swift the end would come
swift acting
The local police took swift action against the squatters. Thank you for your swift reply. The gazelle is one of the swiftest and most graceful of animals.

English word "rapide"(swift) occurs in sets:

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5. prompt prompt


Your prompt reply is urgently required.
prompt reply
The bishop's speech has prompted an angry response from both political parties.
I posted a few pictures of Vancouver on Instagram and it prompted one of my friends to move here.
Early diagnosis and prompt treatment of malaria helps prevent death.
‘‘And the picture?’ he prompted’
They've written back already - that was a very prompt reply.
It included detailed prompts and reminders to avoid omissions in care.
The thought of her daughter's wedding day prompted her to lose some weight.
Unless we act wisely, consistently and promptly, we may create a vicious circle.
slide with prompt words
Such concerns have been prompted by astonishing recent progress in AI
Follow the prompts that the computer gives you.
If you want to know what it is you should press this button and you will get a certain prompt
The Japanese people appreciate very much the prompt assistance of many foreign countries.

English word "rapide"(prompt) occurs in sets:

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6. rapid rapid


Our actions have to be rapid and efficient.
I don't like rapid changes.
The more worthless the plant, the more rapid and splendid is its growth.
The modern world is a crowd of very rapid racing cars all brought to a standstill and stuck in a block of traffic.
Can we check the rapid spread of the 'flu?
Childhood is a period of rapid growth.
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony, in a moment.
Rapid and remarkable advances have been made in medicine.
the rapid expansion of oil companies
Business recovery, which looks just around the corner, will be rapid and strong.
Juvenile delinquency is on the increase at a rapid pace.
Technological innovation brought about the rapid progress of the information industry.
It must be dangerous to swim in this rapid stream.
The number of people in my country is rapidly decreasing.
search for better opportunities overseas disillusioned with the country's rapid economic fall from grace

English word "rapide"(rapid) occurs in sets:

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