pick/step up the pace


: to go faster

Examples of pick/step up the pace in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What's more, other central banks, mainly the European Central Bank, are likely to step up the pace and size of rate increases as well. Paul R. La Monica, CNN, 18 Sep. 2022 European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Monday lashed out at manufacturers for failing to uphold their commitments as countries in Europe struggle to step up the pace of inoculations. Fortune, 9 Mar. 2021 First, once one prosecutor crossed the Rubicon by teeing up criminal charges against former president Donald Trump, other prosecutors would step up the pace of their Trump investigations. Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review, 22 Mar. 2023 The latest report, from the Center for Reinventing Public Education, a nonprofit research group affiliated with Arizona State University, is a call to arms to teachers, parents, and community groups to step up the pace to catch kids up academically. al, 16 Sep. 2022 Abbott vowed to step up the pace of buses after May 23, when the Biden administration intends to lift Title 42. Dallas News, 14 May 2022 Policy makers, who widely signaled their intention to step up the pace of rate increases, are trying to curb the hottest inflation since the early 1980s, when then-chair Paul Volcker drastically raised rates and crushed the economy in the process. Matthew Boesler, Fortune, 4 May 2022 Mendiola said people looking to move to the area for work already struggle to find housing, prompting some homebuilders to step up the pace of construction. Chris Aadland, oregonlive, 10 Apr. 2022 The January 6 commission needs to step up the pace and sharpen its focus. Frida Ghitis, CNN, 20 Oct. 2021

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