pace of life

noun phrase

used to refer to the speed at which changes and events occur
She liked the fast pace of life in the city.
We moved to a small town, seeking a slower pace of life.

Examples of pace of life in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By Emma Bryce As winter approaches in the Northern Hemisphere, people retreat indoors, and the pace of life seems to slow—but not for squirrels. Emma Bryce, Scientific American, 20 Nov. 2023 Pastoralists have the capacity to adapt to alternate livelihoods, and boom and bust cycles have long dictated the pace of life. Kang-Chun Cheng, The Christian Science Monitor, 7 Sep. 2023 Fresh air, a safe place to raise a family, and a slower pace of life are among the reasons cited—along with a sense that the island was calling them back. Isabelle Kliger, Vogue, 6 Sep. 2023 In this season, Mel adjusts to a new pace of life, while Jack works to grow his business, and the town's secrets begin to surface (hello, low-stakes intrigue). Keryn Donnelly,, 30 Aug. 2023 While nothing can ever be a true replacement for the City of Lights, a trip to Bordeaux can certainly scratch a traveler's Parisian itch — at a slower pace of life and a more affordable price. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 19 Aug. 2023 For many workers, the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a radical shift in priorities as people around the world, especially those who had the means to isolate at home, discovered new passions and a slower pace of life. Angela Yang, NBC News, 1 Aug. 2023 Moving to Chiang Mai means waking up in the mornings to bird songs and a more relaxed pace of life. Yucheng Tang, Anchorage Daily News, 28 July 2023 The pace of life moves slowly at the beach in general, and that is definitely taken to a new level on Isla Mujeres. Meagan Drillinger, Travel + Leisure, 12 July 2023 See More

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“Pace of life.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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