cover the field

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 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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It contains 21 chapters by sport management specialists from North America and Australia, who cover the field of sport management and becoming an effective and professional sport manager, historical elements of the field, and managerial and leadership concepts associated with it; the major settings that have sport management positions; key functional areas of sport management, including sport marketing, consumer behavior, communication, finance and economics, and facility and event management; and issues related to law, sociology, globalization, and research.
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According to details, traffic wardens are working as duty officers on various check posts of the city, however, now they are being appointed on different points to cover the field work in view of lack of traffic wardens for general duty.
The EUA notes that many of its members do not cover the field of energy.
Under the two-year contract, MMC--AMEC will provide project management, engineering and related services for an asset integrity and debottle-necking project on the Malampaya gas field in the Philippines and will cover the field's integrated platform and onshore gas plant.
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They cover the field of general surgery as well as specialties including neurosurgery, and plastic and pediatric surgery.
Multiple scanners are aligned both to cover the field of view and to meet measurement specifications.
The journal titles cover the field of gerontology, healthcare, business, consumer affairs, psychology, sociology, and economics, as well as a wide variety of related topics.
The authors cover the field of neuroradiology via a series of neurology case studies.
"We entered him in the QEII to cover the field, if you like; in the same way, he'll have an entry for the Champion Stakes at Newmarket, and the Arc."
Cahners said the magazine will also cover the field of e-commerce services, a sector whose spending will reach $48 billion in 2002.
The two volume set includes 18 chapters written by top research scientists that cover the field of organogold compounds.
A commentator saying "12 lengths would cover the field".
The pounds 2 stake ensures that no syndicate can cover the field-even to cover the field for a recent Saturday's very attractive small-field Scoop6 would cost you more than pounds 100,000.