When I express a desire for a certain happening to transpire as soon as possible can I say

May that moment come quick!

or should I still stick to

May that moment come quickly!



You can use either sentence. 'Quick' is one of those adverbs that can be used with or without the 'ly' at the end. (Flat Adverbs)

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If you are in the USA you can use quick. For the rest of the world, use quickly, or you will be perceived as having inferior intellect.

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  • I think this is too strong. "quick" can be used as an adverb in British English. – James K Sep 1 '18 at 6:03

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