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top speed

This page is about the collocation top speed

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

the fastest speed that something can travel at

For example

  • What's this car's top speed?

  • A cheetah's top speed is usually around sixty miles per hour.

Quick Quiz

If you're riding a motorbike at top speed, you

a. can't go any faster

b. can't go much faster

c. can't go all that fast

Contributor: Matt Errey