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pace sth off/out

verb uk phrasal verb with pace   /peɪs/ us  
to measure a distance by taking steps of equal size across it and counting them: You can get a rough idea of the size of the room by pacing it out.
Translations of “pace sth off/out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 步測…的距離或大小…
in Chinese (Simplified) 步测…的距离或大小…
(Definition of pace sth off/out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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