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I am looking for a new laptop, and as I scrolled down the page of this specific model, I encountered this:

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So, bottom line: shouldn’t it be Respond Faster?

I am didn’t post a link because I’m not sure if it’s allowed to link to other websites, and since I don’t want to promote anything.

So just out of curiosity, am I right?

  • Yes, it should be respond faster. But I'd say this concern falls squarely under the advice of don't sweat the small stuff. – Dan Bron Aug 10 '15 at 22:39
  • That's true, it was just bugging me... and I wasn't sure if my grammar was a little rusty.. – Baruch Aug 10 '15 at 22:40
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    @DanBron I don't agree, I think this is short for [the] response [is] faster, just as the line above means [you can] hear any sound in [the] game. – Mynamite Aug 10 '15 at 22:48
  • @Mynamite That interpretation makes less sense in context (and if they meant that, the idiomatic way to phrase it would've been faster response, anyway), and the very fact they elided the definite article in "[the] game" lends credence to the theory that these people are not native speakers, and are given to solecisms. – Dan Bron Aug 10 '15 at 22:53
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    @DanBron I agree they do not sound like native speakers, which is why they wouldn't necessarily use 'faster response'. But it's just another interpretation - as you said, best not sweat the small stuff :) – Mynamite Aug 10 '15 at 23:01

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