Example sentences for: pacing

How can you use “pacing” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This exposé of American submarine espionage is "an evocative and important look at the cold war," says Timothy Naftali in the New York Times Book Review . Told with the color and pacing of a spy novel, the book is full of firsthand accounts from the men who served on the underwater spying missions, though critics complain that the writers--a former New York Times reporter and a current one--are insufficiently skeptical about inflated claims to heroism.

  • The pacing is purposefully slack--the gags just dribble out.

  • I almost don't know why I loved it, but the relaxed pacing and the witty turns by Martin Short, Ted Danson, David Paymer, and Mary McDonnell surely helped.

  • Although it "bristles with sharply observed detail" (David Gates, Newsweek ), the book runs into trouble in terms of developing characters and maintaining any sort of pacing or momentum.

  • While she does like many of her friends' pets, she also goes to the zoo and sees fur coats pacing around the cages.


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