Mend his pace - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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mend (one's) pace
old-fashioned To begin moving faster, especially to meet the speed of another person. Noticing me behind him, the man mended his pace, and I mended mine, until we both began running through the crowded alleyways.
mend your pace go faster; alter your pace to match another's.
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I could have hit him with this, ``Shakespeare wrote: `Cudgel thy brains no more about it, for your dull ass will not mend his pace