mend (one's) pace

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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.
See also: mend, pace

mend your pace

go faster; alter your pace to match another's.
See also: mend, pace
References in classic literature ?
leaving his ship," and mended my pace. He kept up by my side in the deep gloom of the avenue as if it were his con- scientious duty to see me out of the colony as an undesirable character.