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  • Australia have played much of this series in the field at half-pace, England at break-neck speed, with the consequence that England have created and exploited half-chances, whereas Australia have not.

    Australian Frailties Shown Up by Comical Run-Out

  • Driven by the desire to avoid injury and get back to the serious business of club football, half the team usually play at half-pace and the other half get subbed at half-time.

    Tip of the Day

  • DATA - which stands for Debt, Aid, Trade, Africa - said progress so far had been "painfully slow, proceeding at best at half-pace".

    Van Jones: Report Card: 1 Year Later, Geldof Gives Rich Countries Failing Grade On Promises To Africa

  • But Yosef reminded me of my frustration with continually following a half-pace behind other researchers in the same fields of study—this, he says, has just as much potential for benefitting humanity, and consider how sparse the competition!

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Gorkon slipped inside the perimeter of guards and remained a respectful half-pace behind Sturka.

    Harbinger

  • Wooden treads, slick with moisture, were firmly attached at half-pace intervals, presenting more open space then floor.

    Genellan- Planetfall

  • Then Tani walked down the ramp flanked by Storm and Logan, each a half-pace behind her.

    Beast Master's Circus

  • "Just hold still," he ordered the bullock, then crept a half-pace closer so that the gun's blackened muzzle was only a few inches from the coarse black hair.

    Sharpe's Christmas

  • "Just hold still, " he ordered the bullock, then crept a half-pace closer so that the gun's blackened muzzle was only a few inches from the coarse black hair.

    Sharpe's Christmas

  • Coming down the stairs MacMurrough halted at the half-pace glass.

    At Swim, Two Boys

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