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cover the field

To be thorough and comprehensive in what is presented or dealt with. This thesis will attempt to cover the field of English Law from 1950 to the present.
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cover the waterfront

to deal with every detail concerning a specific topic. Her talk really covered the waterfront. By the time she finished, I knew much more than I wanted to know.
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cover the waterfront

to deal with all parts of a subject or area of interest, not omitting anything The FBI cannot expect a handful of agents to cover the waterfront in investigating terrorism.
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cover the waterfront

  (American)
to talk about every part of a subject, or to deal with every part of a job It was a mistake to try and cover the waterfront in her talk - one or two points would have been enough. It's obvious one salesman can't cover the waterfront. We'll need a whole team for this area.
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cover the field

Also, cover the territory or waterfront . Be comprehensive. For example, The review course will cover the field very well, or Bob's new assignment really covers the territory, or The superintendent's speech covered the waterfront on the drug problem. These expressions all employ the verb cover in the sense of "extend over" or "include," a usage dating from the late 1700s, with the nouns ( field, ground, territory, waterfront) each meaning "whole area."
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cover the waterfront

To treat, examine, or include a full range of things: a book that covers the waterfront on starting your own business.
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The waterfront will eventually become a destination which will not only well connected with future public transit options, but will also be a place where all members of the community can walk or bike, enjoy the scenic beauty and relate to the cultural importance of the Arabian Gulf to the history of Abu Dhabi.
Each staff member should be given a copy of the waterfront emergency procedures, and aquatics staff should know the procedures and be capable of performing the rescue skills in the areas they are hired.
It is the latest Westbury scheme to be built in the successful Waterfront Barry area, a joint initiative formed between Associated British Ports and the Welsh Development Agency.
7) Kids play at the capstan of the Star of India, which is moored along San Diego's waterfront, while a docent explains the rigging to another boy.
As an online leader in the diet space in the UK, it made sense to partner up with Waterfront Media and the operator of Everyday Health, America's number two health destination online.
12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationwide, the typical oceanfront or lakefront, single-family home is worth more than double the median value of all homes, and in some communities the median waterfront house could be worth ten or more times the median value of non-waterfront houses[i], according to a new analysis by Zillow.
A key site along the Brooklyn waterfront, the Atlantic Basin presents a unique opportunity to introduce new activity and employment opportunities in New York Harbor.
Today, the city's waterfront is a source of optimism.
A team from Mersey Waterfront, the initiative to regenerate the region's 135km coastline, will fly to the conference on the inaugural Ryanair flight from Liverpool JLA to Riga.
Jim Gill, chief executive of regeneration company Liverpool Vision says that with a host of waterfront projects starting this year, Liverpool's ``front door'' will spring open in a way never before seen.
As if hiring staff wasn't challenging enough--interpreting the standards and the certifications required for waterfront and aquatics staff adds another dimension that you need to consider as you wade through applications.
org, a citizens group formed to oppose development that violates the Waterfront Overlay Ordinance along Austin's historic Town Lake Corridor, is working to prevent Austin City officials from allowing California developer CWS Apartment Homes to skirt existing ordinances that apply to river front property along Town Lake.
The role of Government in revitalizing Toronto's Waterfront with: David Miller, Mayor of Toronto
In a major step forward for one of the largest waterfront redevelopment initiatives in the country, the revitalization of Stamford's South End made significant progress as the city's planning board unanimously approved master plan amendments for the much-anticipated 80-acre waterfront project.
THE Waterfront team is hoping world-class developments at Mersey Waterfront's world-class locations will continue to make a major contribution to the City Region's renaissance in the coming months and years.