Focus on the pronunciation of pace
English definition of “pace”
/peɪs/ n [U] (SPEED)
› the speed at which someone or something moves, or with which something happens or changes: She walks four miles every day at a brisk pace. You seem to be working at a slower pace than normal. keep pace › To keep pace is to be in the same position as someone or something else as each progresses or moves forward: fig. The Orioles won their ninth straight game to keep pace with Boston.