keep pace
phrasal to stay even; also keep up 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • keep pace — (with (someone/something)) to stay at the same level as someone or something. We get regular pay raises that are supposed to keep pace with inflation …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep pace — verb maintain the same pace The child cannot keep step with his big brother • Syn: ↑keep step • Hypernyms: ↑keep up • Verb Frames: Somebody s Somebody s PP …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep pace — {v. phr.} To go as fast; go at the same rate; not get behind. * /When they go for a walk, Johnny has to take long steps to keep pace with his father./ * /When Billy was moved to a more advanced class, he had to work hard to keep pace./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep pace — {v. phr.} To go as fast; go at the same rate; not get behind. * /When they go for a walk, Johnny has to take long steps to keep pace with his father./ * /When Billy was moved to a more advanced class, he had to work hard to keep pace./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep\ pace — v. phr. To go as fast; go at the same rate; not get behind. When they go for a walk, Johnny has to take long steps to keep pace with his father. When Billy was moved to a more advanced class, he had to work hard to keep pace. Compare: keep up(2a) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep pace — go as fast, go at the same rate It was difficult to keep pace with the other students but somehow I managed …   Idioms and examples

  • keep pace — verb a) To run at the same speed as a pacesetter As he had grown older, he found that he had grown away from his people. Their interests and his were far removed. They had not kept pace with him, nor could they understand aught of the many… …   Wiktionary

  • keep pace — go as fast, keep up    Our company keeps pace with the leaders. We re near the top …   English idioms

  • keep pace with sb — keep pace with sb/sth ► to manage to do things at the same time or speed as someone else, or as quickly as necessary: »They simply can t keep pace with the competition. »We need to keep pace with the latest IT developments. Main Entry: ↑pace …   Financial and business terms

  • keep pace with sb/sth — ► to manage to do things at the same time or speed as someone else, or as quickly as necessary: »They simply can t keep pace with the competition. »We need to keep pace with the latest IT developments. Main Entry: ↑pace …   Financial and business terms

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