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Please let me know if each of the following is correct:
(1) She ran fastest.
(2) She ran the fastest.
(3) She ran fastest she had ever run.
(4) She ran the fastest she had ever run.
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Out of context, they could all be correct. The choice between using "the" or omitting it depends on the context in which you say these sentences. In general, "the" is possible when you're comparing a person or thing with another person or thing.

For instance, you could say

She ran (the) fastest (of all the girls). ("the" is optional here)

If, on the other hand, you're comparing the same person or thing in different situations, "the" isn't possible.

She ran fastest when she was relaxed. (NOT She ran the fastest when she was relaxed)
(1) She ran fastest.
(2) She ran the fastest.
(3) She ran fastest she had ever run.
(4) She ran the fastest she had ever run.
IvanhrIf, on the other hand, you're comparing the same person or thing in different situations, "the" isn't possible.
If that's true, (4) is wrong, isn't it? Because we're talking about the same person in (3)/(4).
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JungKimIf that's true, (4) is wrong, isn't it? Because we're talking about the same person in (3)/(4).
Yes, if you're referring to the one occasion when she ran fastest (and didn't compete with other people). This distinction is not usually observed in everyday speech, possibly because people are not really aware of it.
Number three is not English. The rest are fine.
(1) She ran fastest.
(2) She ran the fastest.
(3) She ran fastest she had ever run.
(4) She ran the fastest she had ever run.
enoonNumber three is not English. The rest are fine.
OK. How about 5) and 6) then?
5) She ran fastest in the world.
6) She ran the fastest in the world.
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enoonNumber three is not English. The rest are fine.
I disagree.
5 and 6 are both fine. (the version with the article is possibly better though)
JungKimHow about 5) and 6) then?5) She ran fastest in the world.6) She ran the fastest in the world.
Neither one is English.
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