stand the pace

stand the pace
stand (or stay) the pace be able to keep up with others.
Main Entry: pace

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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  • stand the pace — 1) to manage to do something at the same rate or to the same standard as others If you can stand the pace, you can make enough money to retire in five years. 2) to continue running as fast as the other runners in a race …   English dictionary

  • can't stand the pace — can t stand/take the pace to be unable to do things well when you are under a lot of pressure. If he can t stand the pace he shouldn t be doing the job it s as simple as that …   New idioms dictionary

  • can't stand the pace —    If you can t stand the pace, you are unable to do things well when there is a lot of pressure.     She once worked for a famous fashion designer but she couldn t stand the pace …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • stand the pace — …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand (or stay) the pace — be able to keep up with another or others. → pace …   English new terms dictionary

  • stay the pace — ► stand (or stay) the pace be able to keep up with others. Main Entry: ↑pace …   English terms dictionary

  • can't take the pace — can t stand/take the pace to be unable to do things well when you are under a lot of pressure. If he can t stand the pace he shouldn t be doing the job it s as simple as that …   New idioms dictionary

  • pace — pace1 W3 [peıs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(speed of events/changes)¦ 2¦(walk/run)¦ 3¦(step)¦ 4 keep pace (with something/somebody) 5 go through your paces 6 put somebody/something through their paces 7 set the pace 8 force the pace 9 be able to stand the pace… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pace — pace1 [ peıs ] noun ** ▸ 1 speed ▸ 2 exciting quality ▸ 3 walking/running step ▸ 4 ability to run quickly ▸ 5 way a horse walks/runs ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) singular or uncount the speed at which something happens or is done: the pace of something: The… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pace — 1 noun 1 WALK/RUN (singular) the speed at which you walk or run: They ve run the first mile in under six minutes can they keep up this pace? | at a steady/gentle/brisk pace: The troops marched at a steady pace. 2 SPEED STH HAPPENS (singular) the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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