Why is the word "alive" used here? What does it mean?
In this clip, "the fastest man alive" can be understood as "the fastest man (in the world)" or "the fastest man (in existence)." It is used to emphasize the quality (adjective) of the subject in the sentence. This pattern typically looks like *adjective(-est) + subject + alive* OR *most (adjective) + subject + alive.* Ex: Jeff Bezos is the richest man alive (in existence/in the world). Ex: Angelina Jolie is the most beautiful actress alive (in existence/in the world).
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