stride for stride


: at the same pace
As he ran down the field, the defender kept up with him stride for stride.
sometimes used figuratively
The company has matched its competitors stride for stride.

Examples of stride for stride in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the women’s race, there was a large pack of women running stride for stride late in the race. Brian Metzler, Outside Online, 17 Apr. 2023 The good friends who lived on the outskirts of Boston had just covered the 26.2-mile course, stride for stride, from Hopkinton to Boston in 3 hours, 38 minutes, and 19 seconds. Brian Metzler, Outside Online, 11 Apr. 2023 Wham! walked among those giants, matching them stride for stride. Noel Murray, Los Angeles Times, 5 July 2023 Okereke, responsible for the right flat, ran stride for stride with tight end Noah Gray. Wilson Moore, The Indianapolis Star, 26 Sep. 2022 The two ran stride for stride until a mile to go when Jepchirchir started a sprint. New York Times, 18 Apr. 2022 Perhaps the most impressive play of the game was Kendricks' no-look deflection deep down the middle of the field while running stride for stride with Packers receiver Davante Adams. Star Tribune, 1 Nov. 2020 Over the final 60 meters Lane and Preston were deadlocked stride for stride. cleveland, 3 June 2022 Corner Canyon defensive back Dallin Moore ran stride for stride, managing to get a hand on the pass. Aaron Falk, The Salt Lake Tribune, 19 Nov. 2021

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“Stride for stride.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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