put sth through their paces

put sth through their paces
put sb/sth through their paces
to make someone show you their skills and knowledge, or to test how well something works: »

As the machines come off the assembly line, a team of quality controllers puts them through their paces.

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The interview panel will put all candidates through their paces especially in relation to financial skills.

Main Entry: pace

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • put sb through their paces — put sb/sth through their paces ► to make someone show you their skills and knowledge, or to test how well something works: »As the machines come off the assembly line, a team of quality controllers puts them through their paces. »The interview… …   Financial and business terms

  • put sb/sth through their paces — ► to make someone show you their skills and knowledge, or to test how well something works: »As the machines come off the assembly line, a team of quality controllers puts them through their paces. »The interview panel will put all candidates… …   Financial and business terms

  • put somebody through their paces — put sb/sth through their/its ˈpaces idiom to give sb/sth a number of tasks to perform in order to see what they are capable of doing • Youngsters will be put through their paces by qualified instructors. • We sent our reporter to put Ford s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • put something through their paces — put sb/sth through their/its ˈpaces idiom to give sb/sth a number of tasks to perform in order to see what they are capable of doing • Youngsters will be put through their paces by qualified instructors. • We sent our reporter to put Ford s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • put something through its paces — put someone through their paces/put something through its paces/ phrase to make a person or machine show how good they are at doing something The test drivers put the new models through their paces. Thesaurus: to test something or someonesynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • put somebody through its paces — put sb/sth through their/its ˈpaces idiom to give sb/sth a number of tasks to perform in order to see what they are capable of doing • Youngsters will be put through their paces by qualified instructors. • We sent our reporter to put Ford s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pace — [peɪs] noun [singular] 1. the rate or speed at which something happens: • The average price of a new car began to soar at a faster pace than household incomes. 2. keep pace (with) to change at the same rate as someone or something else: • Next… …   Financial and business terms

  • pace — pace1 W3 [peıs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(speed of events/changes)¦ 2¦(walk/run)¦ 3¦(step)¦ 4 keep pace (with something/somebody) 5 go through your paces 6 put somebody/something through their paces 7 set the pace 8 force the pace 9 be able to stand the pace… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pace — 1 noun 1 WALK/RUN (singular) the speed at which you walk or run: They ve run the first mile in under six minutes can they keep up this pace? | at a steady/gentle/brisk pace: The troops marched at a steady pace. 2 SPEED STH HAPPENS (singular) the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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