keep pace (with something)


keep pace (with something)
keep ˈpace (with sb/sth) idiom
to move, increase, change, etc. at the same speed as sb/sth

She found it hard to keep pace with him as he strode off.

Until now, wage increases have always kept pace with inflation.

The company is struggling to keep pace with changes in the market.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • keep pace with something — 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 with someone — 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 with — 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 with — move, develop, or progress at the same speed as fees have had to be raised a little to keep pace with inflation * * * keep pace with see ↑pace, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑keep keep pace with : to go or make progress at the same speed as (someone or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 up with sb — Ⅰ. UK US keep up (with sb/sth) Phrasal Verb with keep({{}}/kiːp/ verb (kept, kept) ► to do something or move at an acceptable rate, or at the same rate as someone or something else: »It s a fast pace, and you ll have to work hard to keep up.… …   Financial and business terms

  • keep up with sb/sth — Ⅰ. UK US keep up (with sb/sth) Phrasal Verb with keep({{}}/kiːp/ verb (kept, kept) ► to do something or move at an acceptable rate, or at the same rate as someone or something else: »It s a fast pace, and you ll have to work hard to keep up.… …   Financial and business terms

  • keep up with sth — Ⅰ. UK US keep up (with sb/sth) Phrasal Verb with keep({{}}/kiːp/ verb (kept, kept) ► to do something or move at an acceptable rate, or at the same rate as someone or something else: »It s a fast pace, and you ll have to work hard to keep up.… …   Financial and business terms

  • pace — pace1 W3 [peıs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(speed of events/changes)¦ 2¦(walk/run)¦ 3¦(step)¦ 4 keep pace (with something/somebody) 5 go through your paces 6 put somebody/something through their paces 7 set the pace 8 force the pace 9 be able to stand the pace… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pace — [peɪs] noun [singular] 1. the rate or speed at which something happens: • The average price of a new car began to soar at a faster pace than household incomes. 2. keep pace (with) to change at the same rate as someone or something else: • Next… …   Financial and business terms