cover the waterfront


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cover the waterfront

To be thorough and comprehensive in what is presented or dealt with. This thesis will attempt to cover the waterfront 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

mainly AMERICAN
If you cover the waterfront, you include or deal with a very wide range of things, or every aspect of something. Moving full-time into TV presenting, Tyler has covered the waterfront from current affairs programmes and documentaries to daytime chat shows.
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cover the waterfront

cover every aspect of something. North American informal
1999 Tony Parsons Man and Boy And I suddenly realised how many father figures Luke has, father figures who seem to cover the waterfront of parental responsibilities.
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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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While the book offers thematic sections, it does not cover the waterfront by any means.
It is remarkable that this set of software applications which cover the waterfront of quantitative genetic analysis can be built on one platform.
Buttoning up my overcoat and turning my collar to the chill, l cover the waterfront.
I'm interested in a lot of different things, and I want to cover the waterfront," says Tomlinson, a reporter for the paper since 1989.
Her ability to cover the waterfront from jazzy warbling to raw anger isn't in doubt, but she urgently requires more quality material.
Arioli has a particular fondness for Billie Holiday and sings quite a few songs associated with her, including He's Funny That Way, Lover Come Back To Me and I Cover The Waterfront.
And Talk will continue to cover the waterfront on all that's bubbling up in today's culture.
And the systems Bertrand lists cover the waterfront -- everything from correction boxes and journalism reviews to ombudsmen and press councils.
Kaiser has good, better, best lines that cover the waterfront on programs.
One usually thinks of CD-ROMs in Print as concentrating on scientific, business, and professional titles, but Gale actually claims to cover the waterfront, including "entertainment, games, and hobbies.
In an effort to cover the waterfront of research, the author's have incorporated countless practical tips and strategies for each step in the cycle.
While the paper is resigned to the fact that it cannot cover the waterfront with its own people, it is nevertheless committed to the old-fashioned mission of providing its readers with as much hard news and useful information as possible.
Honoring the 90th anniversary of Holiday's birth (April 7, 1915), "Billie Holiday: The Ultimate Collection" brings together key recordings from every stage of her career, among them the original versions of her signature songs "God Bless The Child," "Lover Man," "Don't Explain," "Good Morning Heartache" and "Strange Fruit" (the track Time magazine has cited as the most important recording of the 20th century) as well as "'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do," "Come Rain Or Come Shine," "Lady Sings The Blues" and, from her famed 1956 Carnegie Hall concert, "I Cover The Waterfront.
Circular route buses could cover the waterfront out to the cathedrals, returning via city centre shopping areas.