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Also, keep up . Go at the same rate as others, not fall behind. For example, The teacher told his mother that Jimmy was not keeping up with the class . Shakespeare had the first term in A Midsummer Night's Dream (3:2): “My legs cannot keep pace with my desires.” [Late 1500s]

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Some supporters keep pace, and others trail behind walking, there to observe Booker in the flesh more than for the cardio.

Many of our classmates related to Robin by doing bits with him, attempting to keep pace with his antics.

A wave of four bulls passed with me managing to keep pace for a step or two.

Others have focused on beefing up new product categories to keep pace with the changing times.

In the later 2000s, however, the Mubarak government found it could not keep pace with surging grain costs.

Iftikhar's men vainly strove to keep pace with their leader; one after another goaded, dashed forward, dropped from the chase.

This does not usually quite keep pace with the softening; so the surface is covered with soil and other loose material.

One of the families that are too old to keep pace with the times.

Her long sustained effort to keep pace with events had been too much for her.

He tells us that the compositors printed as he wrote, and that he had hard work to keep pace with them.


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