mend (one's) pace

(redirected from mend my 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
References in classic literature ?
When I went away I had no heart to run, or scarce to mend my pace.
The hurt nigger moaned feebly somewhere near by, and then fetched a deep sigh that made me mend my pace away from there.