Meaning of “fast lane” in the English Dictionary

"fast lane" in British English

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fast lanenoun [ S ]

uk /ˈfɑːst ˌleɪn/ us /ˈfæst ˌleɪn/

Examples from literature

  • But they want to use the fast lanes. 
  • In some countries there are special fast lanes for carpools. 
  • People say some funny things when police stop them in a fast lane. 
  • Then they can use the fast lane. 

(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 annual report 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)

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