cover a lot of ground


cover a lot of ground
• cover much ground
• cover a lot of ground
1) to travel a certain distance;
2) to deal with many different subjects.

I'll try to cover all the ground in a short speech of half an hour.

Source: (Arakin 4, 79)

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  • cover a lot of ground — {v. phr.} To process a great deal of information and various facts. * /Professor Brown s thorough lecture on asteroids covered a lot of ground today./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • cover much ground — • cover much ground • cover a lot of ground 1) to travel a certain distance; 2) to deal with many different subjects. I ll try to cover all the ground in a short speech of half an hour. Source: (Arakin 4, 79) …   Idioms and examples

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  • cover\ ground — • cover (the) ground v. phr. 1. To go a distance; travel. Mr. Rogers likes to travel in planes, because they cover ground so quickly. 2. informal To move over an area at a speed that is pleasing; move quickly over a lot of ground. The new… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cover\ the\ ground — • cover (the) ground v. phr. 1. To go a distance; travel. Mr. Rogers likes to travel in planes, because they cover ground so quickly. 2. informal To move over an area at a speed that is pleasing; move quickly over a lot of ground. The new… …   Словарь американских идиом