without breaking stride

without breaking (one's) stride

Without stopping or slowing down while walking or running. The forward made a masterful and elegant pass back to the striker without breaking her stride. Police say the man was walking down the street and then, without breaking stride, snatched the woman's purse from her table.
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without breaking ˈstride

(especially American English) without stopping what you are doing: The police officers looked at him as they passed, but walked on without breaking stride.
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Without breaking stride Shelvey swept the ball home to run on, arms wide in celebration.
13 shirt for the wing, and without breaking stride made a similar impact for England and the British Lions.
Without breaking stride, he cracked a bullet-like drive past which crashed back off the post.
Though he isn't blessed with searing pace, Dollman has great positional awareness on the field that comes with being able to slot into the full-back berth and centre without breaking stride.
The midfielder whipped a stunning first-time strike without breaking stride from 25 yards high over Hamilton and into the net for a gameclinching beauty.
Carlos Alberto's depth charge, hit with thrilling power and without breaking stride, was not just an iconic World Cup goal - it remains his glorious legacy to the game 46 years later.
As everyone knows, this is the town where they can turn a single vowel into a double syllable without breaking stride from whippet training; the town where Jane Fonda's foray into South Yorkshire aerobics ended in fiasco after she said:"Hands on thighs" and everybody complained they couldn't see anything.
The ball was weighed perfectly for Forrester to collect without breaking stride and he drilled it low across Robbie Thomson and into the corner.
A counter-attack saw Ross Barkley thread a pass into the Belgian and without breaking stride he swept a fine finish past Martin Stekelenburg.
Another counter-attack saw Ross Barkley thread a pass into the Belgian and without breaking stride he swept a fine finish past Martin Stekelenburg.
Ahmed Elmohamady threaded a teasing cross between Middlesbrough's central defenders and Diame with perfect timing applied a first-time finish without breaking stride.
That gap became 14 points 38 seconds after the restart when Lambie chipped a perfectly weighted kick into the arms of Willie le Roux which the fullback gathered without breaking stride before slipping a lovely offload for Cobus Reinach to complete a wonderful score.
Unique home function and user settings included with Control Casa include EVO-Chef, letting homeowners start the oven when not at home; CTRL-Drop, controlling the heating system and monitoring for water leaks; EVO-Welchome welcoming guests in unexpected style by opening gates and doors remotely from a smartphone, tablet or PC; EVO-Spa, creating a spa-like experience in selected bathrooms with preset music, volume and even dimming lights to the desired level; EVO-Ride, designed to let motorcycle and bicycle riders - or anyone going for a walk or a run - access the home without breaking stride via a special handlebar mounted button, or a smartphone or tablet interface.
The fourth goal - Pele passing the ball to his right on the instructions of Tostao, who had his back to the Italian goal, with inch perfect accuracy for an onrushing Carlos Alberto and the Brazilian captain's powerful shot, without breaking stride, to score the last goal of the match and land his team a 4-1 victory, ranks among the classic goals in world football.
After sweeping the ball out wide left to Marc Albrighton, the Yorkshire terrier burst into the box to reach the substitute's cutback and, without breaking stride, direct a sublime back-heel finish past Petr Cech.