pace

01. It is amazing to see the [pace] of runners in an Olympic marathon. I couldn't run that fast for even 1 mile.
02. I started out too fast in the race, and couldn't keep up the [pace].
03. You need to [pace] yourself during the race; otherwise, if you start out too fast, you'll end up being too tired at the end.
04. Many people in the former communist countries are said to be dissatisfied with the [pace] of economic reforms that were supposed to take place.
05. The nervous father was [pacing] about the room waiting for the doctor to give him the news about his new baby.
06. The movie is a fast-[paced], exciting action film.
07. He does things at a fairly slow [pace], but they are nonetheless very well done.
08. The [pace] of economic growth in Korea was quite rapid in the late 1980s.
09. There is a Burmese proverb which states that if you take big [paces], you leave big spaces.
10. Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "Adopt the [pace] of nature; her secret is patience."
11. Travelling at a rate of 1 to 3 miles per hour, camels can carry 450 to 880 pounds, and are able to keep up this [pace] for 6 or 7 hours a day.
12. Teachers are responsible for helping a student set the [pace] of learning.
13. Reggae star Bob Marley sang that when the race gets hard to run, it means you just can't take the [pace].
14. Life in Nepal moves at a much slower [pace] than in the West.
15. The [pace] of life in the rural west of Ireland is said to be much slower than in the cities.
16. In November 1987, Boris Yeltsin was removed as Moscow Communist Party chief after criticizing the slow [pace] of Soviet reform.
17. The [pace] of privatization of state-owned facilities has increased in Lesotho in recent years.
18. If we don't get at least a 2% raise, our salaries won't even keep [pace] with inflation.
19. When giving a presentation, don't [pace] back and forth - it distracts your audience.

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