pace around

pace around

To walk around or back and forth (in some place), as in fear, anger, anxiety, frustration, etc. I hate seeing the animals in the zoo pace around their cages like that. They all look so unhappy! I couldn't stop pacing around while I waited to hear back from the doctor.
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pace around

 and pace about
to walk around nervously or anxiously. Stop pacing around and sit down. There is no need to pace about.
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The economic growth rate slowed down last year to 3.3 per cent from 5.5pc and as World Bank report it was expected to grow at an even slower pace around 2.4pc in the current year.
'He bowled well too, and picked up his pace around 140kph at times.
He has and ability to in English and I wish very best Brad "I know that a lot of teams have players with pace around, and he'll have to get used to that, but he's definitely one to keep an eye on."
Preliminary 2018 figures suggest about 1.2 percent growth locally, not far below the national pace around 1.5 percent," said the Metroplan report, "Metro Trends: Economic Review and Outlook," released in December.
I don't enjoy it, I kind of pace around and don't really watch.
'Normally I would be able to stand the cold up here without too many extra layers, but these past few days I had to pace around to keep myself warm.
New Delhi [India], June 13 ( ANI ): The passengers of the Delhi blue line metro service today faced a technical snag as the line that connects Noida and Vaishali to Dwarka ran at a snail's pace around 5 p.m.
Mitas 445/95R25 CR-02 is developed for pace around 85 km/h.
That will be the plan for us: press high, get pace around them and try to do what they did in Manchester a few months back.
Simple, sensuous and warm were the three design keywords and that's pretty much what's been achieved, with voluptuous looks that make you want to reach out and touch curving panels that gather pace around the steeply raked windscreen, culminating with assertive shoulder lines above the front and rear wheelarches.
Four-times champion Sebastian Vettel was down in fourth, just under nine tenths of a second off the pace around the 4.3km track sited on an island in the middle of the St Lawrence Seaway.
The combination of three miles and a fast pace around Cheltenham played to Drever's strengths, with the final furlong up the hill the perfect stage to showcase his will and stamina.
Known for his quickfire pace around the table, Drago was a huge star in the 1980s and 1990s.
"We're half a mile up," director Bird intones before yelling 'action' and witnessing Cruise, already hanging by a single rope, plant his feet and run at full pace around the outside of the building.
With plenty of overtaking guaranteed, Silverstone's fast and flowing Grand Prix circuit is loved by the riders and Sykes, who secured pole position three rounds ago in Misano, will be keen to replicate that kind of pace around Silverstone's high-speed circuit.