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  1. AlegriaVII

    Floor pacer

    Hi, I try to understand what is a floor pacer, or what a person (it is a person, right?) in this position is doing.
    Many thanks!

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    Re: Floor pacer

    walk the floor (idiom)

    To walk one direction and then the other across the floor, again and again; pace.

    Ex: Mr. Black walked/paced the floor, trying to reach a decision.
    Ex: The sick baby had his mother walking/pacing the floor all night.
    Ex: Mrs. Black's toothache hurt so much that she got up and walked/paced the floor.

    walk the floor | W | American Idiomatic Expressions | Idioms | English language | Dictionaries |


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