cover\ the\ ground
- • cover (the) groundv. 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 infielder really covers the ground at second base.
Herby's new car really covers ground!3. To give or receive the important facts and details about a subject.
If you're thinking about a trip to Europe, the airline has a booklet that covers the ground pretty well.
The class spent two days studying the Revolutionary War, because they couldn't cover that much ground in one day.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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