[peis] 1. noun
1) (a step: He took a pace forward.) passo
2) (speed of movement: a fast pace.) passo
2. verb
(to walk backwards and forwards (across): He paced up and down.) andar
- keep pace with
- pace out
- put someone through his paces
- set the pace
- show one's paces
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[peis] n 1 passo. 2 medida de comprimento (0,762 m). 3 andadura. 4 compasso, movimento regulado, ritmo. 5 furta-passo. • vt+vi 1 andar a passo. 2 andar a furta-passo (cavalo). 3 medir por número de passos. 4 regular, compassar. 5 elevar ambas as pernas, do mesmo lado e ao mesmo tempo, quando em movimento (cavalo). at a great pace a passos largos, apressadamente. at a slow pace a passo lento. at one’s own pace no seu próprio ritmo. double pace passo acelerado. she took two paces up to him ela deu dois passos em sua direção. to find one’s own pace achar o jeito. to force the pace forçar o curso natural das coisas, Brit coll forçar a barra. to go/hit the pace a) ir de batida, ir às pressas. b) viver intensamente. c) fig dissipar, esbanjar. to keep pace with a) acompanhar os passos de. b) manter-se em dia com. to pace out/off medir distância com passos. to put one through his paces pôr à prova as qualidades de alguém. to set the pace a) regular a marcha. b) dar o exemplo. to show one’s paces mostrar as suas qualidades. to stand the pace agüentar o ritmo (de vida, de trabalho).

English-Portuguese dictionary. 2013.


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