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keep step

Move as quickly as others are; keep pace. Dancers in the back, please keep step! Your legs are so long, how can I possibly keep step with you?
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My rough guess is that 70 percent of CMOs in office right now need a radical makeover to keep step. Some may have sought deeper involvement in strategy, but were ill-equipped to add much value to strategic planning, and they may be able to be retooled.
Advancements in telecommunications technology will march on, and rural telcos will keep step with the progress-- provided they are afforded an open opportunity and a favorable regulatory climate within which to bring the next generation of communications possibilities to rural America.
Relevant to any discussion of Guy Maddin's work is Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes's observation that "a writer but does conjugate the tenses and tensions of time through verbal means, and his scope is dismally reduced if he, too, in order to synchronize with the ruling philosophy of modernity, must keep step with the indiscriminate rush toward the future, disregarding the only fullness in time: the present where we remember and where we imagine."
Not only must they learn ways to outpace the big boys, but to keep step with their global partners.
So if Christopher Wheeldon's new Danses Bohemiennes faltered, it faltered while trying to keep step with the best.
"As the city continues to grow as an international centre, it is increasingly important that licensing laws keep step with visitor expectations.
Criminals involved in smuggling contraband goods, such as drugs and firearms, on an international scale were becoming increasingly sophisticated which meant officers had to try to keep step ahead of the "We have to be guided by intelligence as the threat from countries changes all the time and routes change.
Police and a fire crew stood guard on the Quayside at the bottom of the Castle Keep steps while negotiators talked the woman out of jumping.
to urge Japan, Germany to keep steps to boost demand