mend (one's) pace

(redirected from mend his pace)

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.
See also: mend, pace

mend your pace

go faster; alter your pace to match another's.
See also: mend, pace
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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 with beating'.