There are 3 translations of pace in Spanish:

pace1

Pronunciation: /peɪs/

n

  • 1 1.1 (stride) paso (m) to quicken one's pace apretar* el paso
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    • They broke apart, and Quin glared across the two paces or so of distance between him and his foe, waiting patiently for the next onslaught.
    • A lightly armed guard followed her at a distance of nearly ten paces.
    • He spied the jaguar disappear into the trees and then Pockets sent the sentry unit a few paces before him as he followed.
    1.2 (of horse) paso (m) to put a horse through its paces ejercitar a un caballo to put sb through her/his paces poner* a algn a prueba, hacerle* demostrar a algn de lo que es capaz to show one's paces demostrar* sus ( or mis etc) habilidades
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    • Feeling this error, the rider may use his or her legs to cue the horse to round out his back and slow his pace, but the horse assumes the rider still wants to go faster.
    • When your horse learns an even pace, he will feel comfortable and confidant when he uses it in a ride and it will become automatic for him and easy for you, too.
    • Then came the horses and riders, cantering at a stately pace, clearly restrained by some mysterious hunt etiquette.
  • 2 (speed) (no pl) ritmo (m) at a slow pace a ritmo lento, lentamente we returned at a leisurely pace regresamos tranquilamente at my own pace a mi ritmo the pace picks up in the second act el ritmo se acelera en el segundo acto the film lacks pace la película se hace pesada or lenta the pace of city life el ritmo de vida en la ciudad I can't keep pace with her no le puedo seguir el ritmo or (CS tb) el tren salaries have not kept pace with inflation los sueldos no han aumentado en la misma proporción que la inflación to set the pace marcar* la pauta to stay the pace aguantar el ritmo
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    • Leanne attempted running down the hallway but found she was out of breath easily, so she settled on walking her fastest pace.
    • My confidence was returning despite his nonchalance and I sped my pace up to walk beside him.
    • You could start off doing eight three-minute runs at a very fast pace, with one minute's brisk walk in between each.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of pace in Spanish:

pace2

vi

  • he paced up and down impatiently caminaba impaciente de arriba para abajo she paced around the room daba vueltas por la habitación

vt

  • 1 (walk across) he paced the room anxiously caminaba preocupado de un lado a otro de la habitación
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    • Emi asked as she tucked down the bill of the hat and began to pace around the room with an exaggerated boyish walk, her shoulders slumped with her hands in her pockets.
    • The elephant confined by a ten foot piece of chain can pace only a distance of ten feet, even after the chain has been removed.
    • She fretted pacing the small empty space of the mosaic floor, occasionally looking out of the window at the crowd on the front lawn.
  • 2 (regulate speed of) to pace a runner marcarle* el ritmo a un corredor to pace the action/plot darle* ritmo a la acción/trama to pace oneself controlarse el tiempo
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    • This close margin remained as the two leading boats paced each other through the middle of the race.
    • Giacomo Galanda paced Italy with 28 points while Carmelo Anthony led the Americans with 19 points.
    • The Slovenians and Poland moved out of the start in the lead and paced each other at the head of the field.

Phrasal verbs

pace out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[distance] medir* a pasos

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of pace in Spanish:

pace3

Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪsi; ˈpɑːtʃeɪ/

prep

  • [formal] con el respeto que me merece

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.