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course

 (kôrs)
n.
1.
a. Development in a particular way; progress: the course of events.
b. Movement in time; duration: in the course of a year.
2.
a. The direction of continuing movement: The boat took a northern course.
b. The route or path taken by something that moves, such as a stream or vehicle.
3. Sports
a. A designated route or area on which a race is held: the course of a marathon.
4. A mode of action or behavior: followed the best course and invested her money.
5. A typical, natural, or customary manner of proceeding or developing: a fad that ran its course.
6. A systematic or orderly succession; a sequence: a course of medical treatments.
7. A continuous layer of building material, such as brick or tile, on a wall or roof of a building.
8.
a. A complete body of prescribed studies constituting a curriculum: a four-year course in engineering.
b. A unit of such a curriculum: took an introductory course in chemistry; passed her calculus course.
9. A part of a meal served as a unit at one time: The first course was a delicious soup.
10. Nautical The lowest sail on a mast of a square-rigged ship.
11. A point on the compass, especially the one toward which a vehicle, such as a ship, is moving.
v. coursed, cours·ing, cours·es
v.tr.
1. To move swiftly through or over; traverse: ships coursing the seas.
2.
a. To hunt (game) with hounds.
b. To set (hounds) to chase game.
v.intr.
1. To proceed or move swiftly in a certain direction or along a course: "Big tears now coursed down her face" (Iris Murdoch).
2. To hunt game with hounds.
Idioms:
off course
Away from the planned or intended course.
in due course
At the proper or right time: Things will get better in due course.
of course
1. As is to be expected under the circumstances; naturally or obviously: Of course someone had to clean up the mess.
2. Used to indicate assent or agreement: "Do you like her music?" "Of course!"
on course
Following the planned or intended course.
run/take its course
To follow its natural progression or development: Should we let the illness run its course?

[Middle English, from Old French cours, from Latin cursus, from past participle of currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

course

(kɔːs)
n
1. a continuous progression from one point to the next in time or space; onward movement: the course of his life.
2. a route or direction followed: they kept on a southerly course.
3. (Physical Geography)
a. the path or channel along which something moves: the course of a river.
b. (in combination): a watercourse.
4. (General Sporting Terms) an area or stretch of land or water on which a sport is played or a race is run: a golf course.
5. a period of time; duration: in the course of the next hour.
6. the usual order of and time required for a sequence of events; regular procedure: the illness ran its course.
7. a mode of conduct or action: if you follow that course, you will certainly fail.
8. a connected series of events, actions, etc
9. (Education)
a. a prescribed number of lessons, lectures, etc, in an educational curriculum
b. the material covered in such a curriculum
10. (Medicine) a prescribed regimen to be followed for a specific period of time: a course of treatment.
11. (Cookery) a part of a meal served at one time: the fish course.
12. (Building) a continuous, usually horizontal, layer of building material, such as a row of bricks, tiles, etc
13. (Nautical Terms) nautical any of the sails on the lowest yards of a square-rigged ship
14. (Knitting & Sewing) knitting the horizontal rows of stitches. Compare wale12b
15. (Historical Terms) (in medieval Europe) a charge by knights in a tournament
16. (Hunting)
a. a hunt by hounds relying on sight rather than scent
b. a match in which two greyhounds compete in chasing a hare
17. (Music, other) the part or function assigned to an individual bell in a set of changes
18. (Athletics (Track & Field)) archaic a running race
19. as a matter of course as a natural or normal consequence, mode of action, or event
20. the course of nature the ordinary course of events
21. in course of in the process of: the ship was in course of construction.
22. in due course at some future time, esp the natural or appropriate time
23. of course
a. (adverb) as expected; naturally
b. (sentence substitute) certainly; definitely
24. run its course take its course (of something) to complete its development or action
vb
25. (intr) to run, race, or flow, esp swiftly and without interruption
26. (Hunting) to cause (hounds) to hunt by sight rather than scent or (of hounds) to hunt (a quarry) thus
27. (tr) to run through or over; traverse
28. (intr) to take a direction; proceed on a course
[C13: from Old French cours, from Latin cursus a running, from currere to run]

course

(kɔrs, koʊrs)

n., v. coursed, cours•ing. n.
1. a direction or route taken or to be taken.
2. the path, route, or channel along which anything moves: the course of a stream.
3. advance or progression in a particular direction.
4. the continuous passage or progress through time or a succession of stages: in the course of a year.
5. the track, water, etc., on which a race is run, sailed, etc.
6. a particular manner of proceeding: a course of action.
7. a customary manner of procedure; regular or natural order of events: the course of a disease.
8. a mode of conduct; behavior.
9. a systematized or prescribed series: a course of treatment.
10. a program of instruction, as in a college.
11. a prescribed number of classes in a particular field of study.
12. a part of a meal served at one time.
13. the lowermost sail on a fully square-rigged mast.
14. a continuous and usu. horizontal range of bricks, shingles, etc., as in a wall or roof.
15. Often, courses. the menses.
16. a charge by knights in a tournament.
17. a pursuit of game with dogs by sight rather than by scent.
v.t.
19. to run through or over.
20. to chase; pursue.
21. to hunt (game) with dogs by sight rather than by scent.
22. to cause (dogs) to pursue game by sight rather than by scent.
23. to lay (bricks, stones, etc.) in courses.
v.i.
24. to follow a course; direct one's course.
25. to run, race, or move swiftly.
26. to take part in a hunt with hounds.
Idioms:
1. in due course, in the proper or natural order of events; eventually.
2. of course,
a. certainly; definitely.
b. in the usual or natural order of things.
[1250–1300; Middle English co(u)rs < Anglo-French co(u)rs(e), Old French cours < Latin cursus a running, course =cur(rere) to run + -sus, variant of -tus suffix of v. action]

course

The intended direction of movement in the horizontal plane.

course

A course is a series of lessons or lectures on a particular subject. It usually includes reading and written work that a student has to do. You say that someone takes a course or does a course in a subject.

The department also offers a course in Opera Studies.
She took a course in Latin.

Be Careful!
Don't say that someone takes a course 'of' a subject.

In British English, the people who are taking a course are referred to as the people on the course.

There were about 200 people on the course.

In American English, they are also referred to as the people in the course.

How many are there in the course as a whole?

course


Past participle: coursed
Gerund: coursing

Imperative
course
course
Present
I course
you course
he/she/it courses
we course
you course
they course
Preterite
I coursed
you coursed
he/she/it coursed
we coursed
you coursed
they coursed
Present Continuous
I am coursing
you are coursing
he/she/it is coursing
we are coursing
you are coursing
they are coursing
Present Perfect
I have coursed
you have coursed
he/she/it has coursed
we have coursed
you have coursed
they have coursed
Past Continuous
I was coursing
you were coursing
he/she/it was coursing
we were coursing
you were coursing
they were coursing
Past Perfect
I had coursed
you had coursed
he/she/it had coursed
we had coursed
you had coursed
they had coursed
Future
I will course
you will course
he/she/it will course
we will course
you will course
they will course
Future Perfect
I will have coursed
you will have coursed
he/she/it will have coursed
we will have coursed
you will have coursed
they will have coursed
Future Continuous
I will be coursing
you will be coursing
he/she/it will be coursing
we will be coursing
you will be coursing
they will be coursing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been coursing
you have been coursing
he/she/it has been coursing
we have been coursing
you have been coursing
they have been coursing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been coursing
you will have been coursing
he/she/it will have been coursing
we will have been coursing
you will have been coursing
they will have been coursing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been coursing
you had been coursing
he/she/it had been coursing
we had been coursing
you had been coursing
they had been coursing
Conditional
I would course
you would course
he/she/it would course
we would course
you would course
they would course
Past Conditional
I would have coursed
you would have coursed
he/she/it would have coursed
we would have coursed
you would have coursed
they would have coursed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.course - education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
coursework - work assigned to and done by a student during a course of study; usually it is evaluated as part of the student's grade in the course
adult education - a course (via lectures or correspondence) for adults who are not otherwise engaged in formal study
art class - a class in which you learn to draw or paint
childbirth-preparation class - a course that teaches pregnant women to use breathing and concentration and exercise techniques to use during labor
lesson - a unit of instruction; "he took driving lessons"
correspondence course - a course offered (by mail) by a correspondence school
course of lectures - a series of lectures dealing with a subject
directed study - a course of study that is supervised and controlled by a specialist in the subject; "he registered for directed study"; "he got credit for directed study"; "he did directed study"
elective, elective course - a course that the student can select from among alternatives
extension course - a course offered as part of an extension service
home study - a course of study carried out at home rather than in a classroom
industrial arts - a course in the methods of using tools and machinery as taught in secondary schools and technical schools
orientation course, orientation - a course introducing a new situation or environment
propaedeutic, propaedeutics - a course that provides an introduction to an art or science (or to more advanced study generally)
refresher course, refresher - a course that reviews and updates a topic for those who have not kept abreast of developments
required course - a course that all students are required to take
seminar - a course offered for a small group of advanced students
shop class, shop - a course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity); "I built a birdhouse in shop"
workshop - a brief intensive course for a small group; emphasizes problem solving
lecturing, lecture - teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)
class period, course session, recitation - a regularly scheduled session as part of a course of study
2.course - a connected series of events or actions or developments; "the government took a firm course"; "historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"
series - similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies"
stream, current, flow - dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas; "two streams of development run through American history"; "stream of consciousness"; "the flow of thought"; "the current of history"
3.course - general line of orientationcourse - general line of orientation; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast"
direction, way - a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home"
4.course - a mode of action; "if you persist in that course you will surely fail"; "once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place"
action - something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
blind alley - (figurative) a course of action that is unproductive and offers no hope of improvement; "all the clues led the police into blind alleys"; "so far every road that we've been down has turned out to be a blind alley"
collision course - a course of action (following a given idea) that will lead to conflict if it continues unabated
path, way of life, way - a course of conduct; "the path of virtue"; "we went our separate ways"; "our paths in life led us apart"; "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"
5.course - a line or route along which something travels or movescourse - a line or route along which something travels or moves; "the hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of an animal"; "the course of the river"
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
collision course - a course of a moving object that will lead to a collision if it continues unchanged
inside track - the inner side of a curved racecourse
round - the course along which communications spread; "the story is going the rounds in Washington"
steps - the course along which a person has walked or is walking in; "I followed in his steps"; "he retraced his steps"; "his steps turned toward home"
swath, belt - a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing)
trail - a track or mark left by something that has passed; "there as a trail of blood"; "a tear left its trail on her cheek"
6.course - a body of students who are taught togethercourse - a body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy"
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
master class - a class (especially in music) given to talented students by an expert
discussion section, section - a small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately; "a graduate student taught sections for the professor's lecture course"
7.course - part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal"
aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, victuals, nutrition - a source of materials to nourish the body
meal, repast - the food served and eaten at one time
entree, main course - the principal dish of a meal
appetiser, appetizer, starter - food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)
afters, dessert, sweet - a dish served as the last course of a meal
8.course - (construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks"
damp course, damp-proof course - a course of some impermeable material laid in the foundation walls of building near the ground to prevent dampness from rising into the building
layer, bed - single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"
row of bricks - a course of bricks place next to each other (usually in a straight line)
wall - an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
9.course - facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport; "the course had only nine holes"; "the course was less than a mile"
facility, installation - a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
golf course, links course - course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf
racecourse, racetrack, raceway, track - a course over which races are run
Verb1.course - move swiftly through or over; "ships coursing the Atlantic"
cross, cut across, cut through, get over, traverse, pass over, get across, track, cover - travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
2.course - move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
flush - flow freely; "The garbage flushed down the river"
jet, gush - issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth; "Water jetted forth"; "flames were jetting out of the building"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
tide, surge - rise or move forward; "surging waves"
circulate - move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point; "Blood circulates in my veins"; "The air here does not circulate"
eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirl - flow in a circular current, of liquids
waste, run off - run off as waste; "The water wastes back into the ocean"
run down - move downward; "The water ran down"
pour - flow in a spurt; "Water poured all over the floor"
spill, run out - flow, run or fall out and become lost; "The milk spilled across the floor"; "The wine spilled onto the table"
well out, stream - flow freely and abundantly; "Tears streamed down her face"
dribble, trickle, filter - run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream; "water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose"; "reports began to dribble in"
drain, run out - flow off gradually; "The rain water drains into this big vat"
ooze, seep - pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
gutter - flow in small streams; "Tears guttered down her face"
3.course - hunt with hounds; "He often courses hares"
game - a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"
hunt, hunt down, track down, run - pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); "Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"; "The dogs are running deer"; "The Duke hunted in these woods"
Adv.1.course - as might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"

course

noun
1. route, way, line, road, track, channel, direction, path, passage, trail, orbit, tack, trajectory For nearly four hours we maintained our course northwards.
2. procedure, plan, policy, programme, method, conduct, behaviour, manner, mode, regimen Resignation is the only course left open to him.
3. progression, order, unfolding, development, movement, advance, progress, flow, sequence, succession, continuity, advancement, furtherance, march a series of naval battles which altered the course of history
4. classes, course of study, programme, schedule, lectures, curriculum, studies I'll shortly be beginning a course on the modern novel.
5. racecourse, race, circuit, cinder track, lap On the Tour de France, 200 cyclists cover a course of 2,000 miles.
6. period, time, duration, term, passing, sweep, passage, lapse In the course of the 1930s steel production in Britain approximately doubled.
verb
1. run, flow, stream, gush, race, speed, surge, dash, tumble, scud, move apace The tears coursed down his cheeks.
2. hunt, follow, chase, pursue New muzzling regulations for dogs coursing hares have been introduced.
in due course in time, finally, eventually, in the end, sooner or later, in the course of time I hope that it will be possible in due course.
of course naturally, certainly, obviously, definitely, undoubtedly, needless to say, without a doubt, indubitably There'll be the usual inquiry, of course.

course

noun
1. A method used in dealing with something:
2. A number of things placed or occurring one after the other:
Informal: streak.
3. The compass direction in which a ship or an aircraft moves:
verb
To move freely as a liquid:
Translations
جُزء مِن وَجبَه، لَون مِن طَعّامدَوْرَة تَعْلِيميَّةدَوره، حَلقَة دِراسيّـهسَـيْـر الأحداثطَـريق، مَـسار
kurzchodhřištěkůrakurs
baneforløbkursløbret
kurssireittiruokalajikulku
smjer
fogásútirányfolyamathaladásirány
gangurleiînámskeiî; meîferîrás, farvegurréttur
コース
과정
aikštėaiškuanksčiau ar vėliaubesilaikantis nustatyto kursobūdas
ciklsēdiensgaitakortskurss
kúrapriebeh
tečajdirkališčeigriščejedpotek
kurs
หลักสูตร
lộ trình

course

[kɔːs]
A. N
1. (= route, direction) [of ship, plane] → rumbo m; [of river] → curso m; [of planet] → órbita f
on a southerly coursecon rumbo sur
to change course (lit) → cambiar de rumbo
the government has changed course on Europeel gobierno ha dado un nuevo rumbo or giro a su política con respecto a Europa
to be/go off course (lit, fig) → haberse desviado/desviarse de su rumbo
the plane was 300 miles off courseel avión se había desviado 300 millas de su rumbo
the boat was blown off courseel viento desvió al barco de su rumbo
we are on course for victoryvamos bien encaminados para la victoria
to plot a course (for Jamaica)trazar el rumbo (para ir a Jamaica)
to set (a) course for (Naut) → poner rumbo a
see also collision
2. (= line of action) I'd advise you not to follow that coursete aconsejaría que no escogieras ese camino
the best course would be tolo mejor sería ...
we have to decide on the best course of actiontenemos que decidir cuáles son las mejores medidas a tomar
it's the only course left open to himes la única opción que le queda
3. (= process) → curso m
it changed the course of history/of her lifecambió el curso de la historia/de su vida
in the normal or ordinary course of eventsnormalmente
in the course of in the course of my worken el cumplimiento de mi trabajo
in the course of conversationen el curso or transcurso de la conversación
in or during the course of the next few daysen el curso de los próximos días
in or during the course of the journeydurante el viaje
to let things take or run their coursedejar que las cosas sigan su curso
see also due A3
see also event 1
see also matter A5
4.
of courseclaro, desde luego, por supuesto, cómo no (esp LAm), sí pues (S. Cone)
of course! I should have known¡pero si está claro! me lo tenía que haber imaginado
"can I have a drink?" - "of course you can"-¿puedo tomar algo de beber? -claro or desde luego or por supuesto que sí
I've read about her in the papers, of coursepor supuesto, la conozco de los periódicos
of course, I may be wrongclaro que puedo estar confundido
of course not! (answering) → ¡claro que no!, ¡por supuesto que no!
"can I go?" - "of course not or of course you can't"-¿puedo ir? -claro que no or ni hablar or por supuesto que no
5. (Scol, Univ) → curso m
to go on a courseir a hacer un curso
a course in business administrationun curso de administración de empresas
short coursecursillo m
course of study (gen) → estudios mpl (Univ) → carrera f, estudios mpl
to take or do a course in or on sthhacer un curso de algo
6. (Med) (= regimen) she was put on a course of steroidsle recetaron esteroides, le pusieron un tratamiento a base de esteroides
a course of treatmentun tratamiento
7. (Sport) (= distance) → recorrido m; (= surface) → pista f; (= racecourse) → hipódromo m
golf coursecampo m or (S. Cone) cancha f (de golf)
to stay the courseno cejar, aguantar hasta el final
see also obstacle
8. (Culin) → plato m
main courseplato m principal
a three-course mealuna comida de tres platos
9. (Naut) (= sail) → vela f mayor
10. (Constr) (= layer) [of bricks] → hilada f
B. VI [water, air] → correr; [tears] → rodar; [sweat] → caer (fig) [emotion] → invadir
it sent the blood coursing through his veinshacía que la sangre corriera por sus venas
rage/relief coursed through himle invadió la ira/una sensación de alivio
C. VT (Hunting) (o.f.) → cazar
D. CPD course work Ntrabajos mpl (para clase)

course

[ˈkɔːrs]
n
of course advbien sûr
Do you love me? - Of course I do! → Tu m'aimes? - Bien sûr que oui!
of course not!, no of course not! → bien sûr que non!, évidemment que non!
(= route) [ship] → route f
to be on course [ship, aircraft] → suivre son cap
to be off course [ship, aircraft] → dévier de son cap
to be on course for sth [person] → être en bonne voie pour qch
to run its course, to take its course [disease, process] → suivre son cours
to stay the course (= complete enterprise) [person] → tenir jusqu'au bout
(= option) → solution f
we have no other course but to ... → nous n'avons pas d'autre solution que de ...
to take a course → choisir une solution
the best course would be to ... → le mieux serait de ... course of action
[river] → cours m
(= lessons) → cours m
a French course → un cours de français
to go on a course (= training course) → faire un stage
course of lectures → série f de conférences
(also golf course) → terrain m
(also race course) (for horses)champ m de courses, hippodrome m; (for cars)circuit m; (for runners)piste f
(= part of meal) → plat m
the next course → le plat suivant
the main course → le plat principal
the first course → l'entrée
[events, history] → cours m
in the course of prep (= during) → au cours de
in the course of the next few days → au cours des prochains jours
in the course of time (= eventually) → avec le temps
in due course → en temps utile, en temps voulu
[antibiotics] → traitement m; [injections] → série f
course of treatment → traitement m
as a matter of course (= routinely) → automatiquementcourse book nmanuel mcourse fees n (for university)frais mpl de scolaritécourse of action nligne f de conduitecourse requirements n (for university) conditions requises pour être admis à suivre des cours à l'universitécourse work coursework [ˈkɔːrswɜːrk] n
(= students' work) → devoirs mpl
(= method of assessment) → contrôle m continu

course

1
n
(= direction, path, of plane, ship) → Kurs m; (of river)Lauf m; (fig, of illness, relationship) → Verlauf m; (of history)Lauf m; (of action etc, = way of proceeding) → Vorgehensweise f; to set (one’s) course for a placeKurs auf einen Ort nehmen; to change or alter courseden Kurs wechseln or ändern; to be on/off courseauf Kurs sein/vom Kurs abgekommen sein; to be on course for something (fig)gute Aussichten auf etw (acc)haben; to let something take or run its courseeiner Sache (dat)ihren Lauf lassen, etw (acc)seinen Lauf nehmen lassen; the affair has run its coursedie Angelegenheit ist zu einem Ende gekommen; the course of true love ne’er did run smooth (prov) → Liebe geht oft seltsame Wege (prov); which course of action did you take?wie sind Sie vorgegangen?; that was an unwise course of actiones war unklug, so vorzugehen; the best course (of action) would be …das Beste wäre …; we have no other course (of action) but to …es bleibt uns nicht anderes übrig als zu …; to take a middle courseeinen gemäßigten Kurs einschlagen
in the course of his life/the next few weeks/the meeting etcwährend seines Lebens/der nächsten paar Wochen/der Versammlung etc; in the course of time/the conversationim Laufe der Zeit/Unterhaltung; it’s in the course of being donees wird gerade gemacht; in the course of shavingbeim Rasieren; in the ordinary course of things, you could expect …unter normalen Umständen könnte man erwarten; to be in the course of naturein der Natur der Sache liegen ? due
of course (= admittedly)natürlich; (= naturally, obviously also)selbstverständlich; of course!natürlich!, selbstverständlich!, klar! (inf); of course I will!aber natürlich or selbstverständlich!; of course I’m comingnatürlich or selbstverständlich komme ich, klar, ich komme; don’t you like me? — of course I domagst du mich nicht? — doch, natürlich; he’s rather young, of course, but …er ist natürlich ziemlich jung, aber …
(Sch, Univ) → Studium nt; (= summer course etc)Kurs(us) m; (at work) → Lehrgang m; (Med, of treatment) → Kur f; to go on a French courseeinen Französischkurs(us) besuchen; a course in first aidein Kurs über Erste Hilfe, ein Erste-Hilfe-Kurs; a course of lectures, a lecture courseeine Vorlesungsreihe; a course of pills/treatmenteine Pillenkur/eine Behandlung
(Sport: = race course) → Kurs m; (= golf course)Platz m; to stay or last the course (fig)bis zum Ende durchhalten
(Cook) → Gang m; first courseerster Gang; a three-course mealein Essen ntmit drei Gängen
(Build) → Schicht f
(Naut, = sail) → Untersegel nt

course

2
vt (Hunt) hare, staghetzen, jagen
vi
(blood, tears)strömen
(Hunt, fig) → hetzen, jagen; to go coursingauf Hetzjagd gehen

course

[kɔːs]
1. n
a. of coursenaturalmente, ovviamentesenz'altro
yes, of course! → sì, certo!
(no) of course not! → certo che no!, no di certo!
of course you can → certo che puoi
of course I won't do it → certo che non lo farò
b. (Scol, Univ) → corso
to take a course in French → seguire un corso di francese
a course of lectures on a subject → una serie di conferenze or lezioni su un argomento
a course of treatment (Med) → una cura
c. (part of meal) → piatto, portata
a three-course meal → un pasto di tre portate
first course → primo piatto
d. (route, of ship) → rotta; (of river) → corso; (of planet) → orbita
to set course for (Naut) → far rotta per
to change course (Naut) (fig) → cambiare rotta
to go off course → deviare dalla rotta
to hold one's course → seguire or mantenere la rotta
to take/follow a course of action (fig) → imboccare/seguire una politica
we have no other course but to ... → non possiamo far altro che...
there are two courses open to us → abbiamo due possibilità
the best course would be to ... → la cosa migliore sarebbe...
to let things/events take or run their course → lasciare che le cose/gli eventi seguano il loro corso
as a matter of course → come una cosa scontata
e. (duration) in the course of (life, disease, events) → nel corso di
in due course → a tempo debito
in the course of time → col passare del tempo
in the normal or ordinary course of events → normalmente
in (the) course of construction → in (via di) costruzione
in the course of the next few days → nel corso dei prossimi giorni
f. (Sport) (golf course) → campo (di golf); (race course) → pista
2. vi (water, tears) → scorrere
it sent the blood coursing through his veins → gli ha rimescolato il sangue nelle vene

course

(koːs) noun
1. a series (of lectures, medicines etc). I'm taking a course (of lectures) in sociology; He's having a course of treatment for his leg.
2. a division or part of a meal. Now we've had the soup, what's (for) the next course?
3. the ground over which a race is run or a game (especially golf) is played. a racecourse; a golf-course.
4. the path or direction in which something moves. the course of the Nile.
5. the progress or development of events. Things will run their normal course despite the strike.
6. a way (of action). What's the best course of action in the circumstances?
in the course of
during. In the course of our talk, he told me about the accident.
in due course
at the appropriate or normal time. In due course, this seed will grow into a tree.
of course
naturally or obviously. Of course, he didn't tell me any secrets; Of course I can swim.
off/on course
(not) heading in the right direction. to drift off course; We're back on course.

course

دَوْرَة تَعْلِيميَّة kurz kurs Kurs σειρά μαθημάτων curso, rumbo kurssi cours smjer rotta コース 과정 koers kurs kurs curso курс kurs หลักสูตร kurs lộ trình 航向

course

n. curso, dirección; tanda.

course

n curso, transcurso, ciclo; — of antibiotics ciclo or curso de antibióticos; — of a disease curso or transcurso de una enfermedad; to take its — (enfermedad, etc.) seguir su curso; It may be best to let nature take its course..Puede ser mejor dejar las cosas seguir su curso natural.
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