Rapidement vs vite

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Ron

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10 June 2017

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Rapidement vs vite

So, rapidement and vite are synonymous; however when I typed in vite for Henri runs quickly, it was marked as incorrect. Because they are synonymous, I feel that «vite» should be included as a correct response as well as rapidement.

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Nicholas

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11 June 2017

11/06/17

Not synonymous, rapidement is used with speed and probably better thought of as fast rather than quick.

Ron

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11 June 2017

11/06/17

Bonjour Nicholas, I would tend to agree with your reply; however, in my French thesauraus rapidement and vite are listed as synonymous.

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