unable to keep pace

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  • The Church was initially unable to keep pace with the growth.
  • Before long the missions will be unable to keep pace with the rapid increase of available pupils for girls' schools. Cited from Lighted to Lighten: The Hope of India, by Alice B. Van Doren
  • Japan was unable to keep pace with American shipbuilding and pilot training programs in providing replacements.
  • He put his horse to a trot with which the others were unable to keep pace, and screwing up his eyes kept looking ahead. Cited from The Cossacks, Leo Tolstoy
  • Those who were unable to keep pace with the main body broke off in small parties and found their way back to the Orange Free State. Cited from In the Shadow of Death, by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  • It seems that Leola is unable to keep pace with Boy's rapid rise through the social ranks.
  • Overheating of an economy occurs when its productive capacity is unable to keep pace with growing aggregate demand.
  • EMD's competition was unable to keep pace.
  • Older speakers might be seen as in physical and mental decline; slowing down with age and unable to keep pace with the current social norms.
  • With one boiler out of commission, the Oneida was unable to keep pace with the Florida, which escaped into the bay.
  • Playing against the undefeated Vikings, the 49ers were unable to keep pace with their opponent.
  • This experienced sailor, notwithstanding his diligence and success, had been unable to keep pace with the impatient ardour of his master. Cited from The Fifteen Decisive Battles of The World, Creasy
  • She was here and there in a moment, driving to despair her companion, whose gouty limbs were unable to keep pace with the flying feet of her mistress. Cited from The Nameless Castle, by Maurus Jokai
  • Musical instruction, remaining entirely subservient to the customs of religion, was unable to keep pace with the rapid progress of the arts and sciences during that brilliant period. Cited from Paris As It Was and As It Is,by Francis W. Blagdon
  • All species have some natural capacity to disperse into new habitats and adapt to change, but ongoing climate change is so rapid that many species are unable to keep pace naturally.
  • Within a few more days, the bleeding, wounded calf was unable to keep pace with its mother and was tracked and killed by the assaulting eagle.
  • Although highly rated as a driver, Fisichella was unable to keep pace with eventual champion Alonso, managing just one further race win following his debut.
  • The productive powers of the old press were quite unable to keep pace with the ever-increasing demand for books and newspapers that a quickened intelligence and national anxiety had awakened. Cited from A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898, by Henry R. Plomer
  • Where the law can be made sector neutral or the law has been unable to keep pace with financial innovation, the FSLRC will propose new formulations of law.
  • Over time, the Histadrut was unable to keep pace with country's rate of growth and changing public attitudes about the competency of the Labor party.
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