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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!

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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.

  • 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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