Definition of stand or stay the pace in English:
Be able to keep up with another or others: a sprinter will never stand the pace with a distance man
More example sentences
- We were able to stay the pace, to meet them head-on in the tackle and to carry the ball to them.
- But East had the extra commitment, fire and speed that helped them stay the pace, withstand the pressure and finally run out worthy winners.
- I'm 33, and it's getting more and more difficult for my body to stay the pace.