mend (one's) pace

(redirected from mended their 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 ?
As they advanced they mended their pace, and the muttering sounds of the men to each other began to swell into a wild cry.