gather pace

Gather pace
If events gather pace, they move faster.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • gather pace — pick up/gather pace ► to start to happen more quickly: »The recovery from the global economic crisis is now gathering pace. Main Entry: ↑pace …   Financial and business terms

  • gather pace —    If events gather pace, they move faster.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • gather pace — British 1) to start to happen more quickly and have more success After 1946, support for European unity began to gather pace. 2) to start to move more quickly …   English dictionary

  • gather pace — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick up/gather pace — ► to start to happen more quickly: »The recovery from the global economic crisis is now gathering pace. Main Entry: ↑pace …   Financial and business terms

  • pace — [peɪs] noun [singular] 1. the rate or speed at which something happens: • The average price of a new car began to soar at a faster pace than household incomes. 2. keep pace (with) to change at the same rate as someone or something else: • Next… …   Financial and business terms

  • pace — pace1 W3 [peıs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(speed of events/changes)¦ 2¦(walk/run)¦ 3¦(step)¦ 4 keep pace (with something/somebody) 5 go through your paces 6 put somebody/something through their paces 7 set the pace 8 force the pace 9 be able to stand the pace… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pace — pace1 [ peıs ] noun ** ▸ 1 speed ▸ 2 exciting quality ▸ 3 walking/running step ▸ 4 ability to run quickly ▸ 5 way a horse walks/runs ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) singular or uncount the speed at which something happens or is done: the pace of something: The… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pace*/ — [peɪs] noun I 1) [singular/U] the speed at which something happens or is done The pace of technological change increased steadily during the 20th century.[/ex] The course allows students to progress at their own pace.[/ex] 2) [singular/U] the… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • pace — I UK [peɪs] / US noun Word forms pace : singular pace plural paces ** 1) [singular/uncountable] the speed at which something happens or is done the pace of something: The pace of technological change increased steadily during the 20th century.… …   English dictionary

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