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Meaning of “fast lane” in the English Dictionary

"fast lane" in British English

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fast lanenoun [S]

uk   us  
the ​part of a ​mainroad where ​vehiclestravel at the ​fastestspeed
(Definition of fast lane from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fast lane" in Business English

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fast lanenoun

uk   us  
the fast lane a ​situation in which a ​company or ​group is making ​progress very quickly, often more quickly than its ​competitors: Today's ​annualreport proves that the ​corporation is well and truly back in the fast lane.
life in the fast lane a very ​busy and ​exciting way of ​life: Stress is often one of the ​downsides of ​life in the fast lane.
→  fast track
(Definition of fast lane from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fast lane”
in Chinese (Simplified) (主干道上的)快车道…
in Chinese (Traditional) (主幹道上的)快車道…
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