Grammar Patterns

at N

The 'pace' group

These nouns refer to the pace at which something moves or changes.
They were expected to move everywhere at the double.
Some firms have kept production lines running at full tilt as they work through a backlog of contracts.
You may have to cut down on activities and go at a slower pace.
The trains can run at speeds of up to 150 mph.
He set off up the road at a trot.
  • at full stretch
  • at full throttle
  • at full tilt
  • at speed
  • at the double
  • at a gallop
  • at a trot
  • at a ... clip
  • at ... pace /at a pace ...
  • at ... rate /at a rate ...
  • at ... speed /at a speed ...
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