pace noun (SPEED)
For many years this company has set the pace (= has been the most successful company) in the communications industry. 多年来该公司在电信业一直处于领先地位。
force the pace
- The traffic was creeping along at a snail's pace.
- He set off running at a furious pace.
- She takes the attitude that children should be allowed to learn at their own pace.
- A few days before the elections, the pace began to hot up.
- He was walking at a very quick pace and I had to jog to keep up with him.