Definition of mend one's pace in English:

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mend one's pace

dated Go faster; alter one’s pace to match a companion.
Example sentences
  • The train was still moving slowly, although beginning to mend her pace, and the drunkard got his feet without a fall.
  • James, being ambitious to mend his pace, tugged hard at the rein, and one of his rider's boots escaped from the stirrup.
  • As soon as Constantine heard of their departure, he sent a chiding letter to Mahan, and bade him mend his pace.
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