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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 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 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

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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As inventory decreases, ultimately what will happen sometime this year, whether it's [second quarter] or later, you'll see the prices increase a bit in on the waterfront.
One of the key components of the Bateen Waterfront guidelines is the development of the waterfront promenade.
I suspect it should be an easy sell to get a developer onto the waterfront.
Ask yourself the following questions and then do the same with your entire staff: What type of waterfront do you have?
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LIVERPOOL'S twin city Shanghai is sending a delegation to a waterfront regeneration conference here.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for the development and operation of the Atlantic Basin, a 17-acre, centrally-located, protected body of water in New York Harbor formed by Piers 10, 11 and 12 on the Red Hook waterfront.
Only a few years ago, any discussion of revitalizing Thunder Bay's waterfront development could spark a major argument at city hall.
THIS is the latest picture of what Liverpool's skyline will look like when major projects, such as Kings Waterfront Arena, start to take shape.
This looks great--a staff applicant with all the certifications to work at the pool and on the waterfront.
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.
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.
WaterfrontExpo in Riga, from Sepember 27-29, will bring together hundreds of experts in waterfront design, construction and management and will feature global waterfront locations like Hong Kong, Mumbai and Athens.