- 1 1.1 (stride) paso (masculine) to quicken one's pace apretar* el pasoExample sentences1.2 (of horse) paso (masculine) 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
- 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.
- 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 plural/sin plural) ritmo (masculine) 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 (in Southern Cone also/en Cono Sur también) 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 ritmoExample sentences
- 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.