phrases with adjectives – fast

The word ‘fast’ as an adjective can mean moving at great speed or ahead of the correct time.

For example:

  • Cheetahs run fast. (moving at great speed)
  • My watch is 5 minutes fast. (ahead of the correct time)

Let’s take a look at some common idioms containing the word ‘fast’.

idioms and phrases with adjectives - fast
adjective idioms (fast) - bad news travels fast
adjective idioms (fast) - fast talker
adjective idioms (fast) - pull a fast one