To cover ground

to pass over; as, the rider covered the ground in an hour.

See also: Cover

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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An ultra-wide field of view allows them to cover ground and acquire subjects easily.
It's the best way to cover ground to a high percentage."
And second, it allows you to cover ground and provides you with a view of the bottom as you troll over the sandy bottomed bays looking for structure.
The result is a very agile, lightweight boot that allows me to cover ground with minimal effort.
Jumaira Tower began to cover ground and was lurking around seeking to tackle the new leader.
Directives to cover ground surroundings, sight screens, covers and machinery would be included.
"You wonder what the HET will find out trying to cover ground that should have been covered 35 years ago."
In addition to the proposal, some workers will also get an insurance policy to cover Ground Zero-related illnesses that have not yet developed.
Few complained when Gravesen's name was announced before the game, but the Dane laboured in midfield, struggled to cover ground and was outfought and out-played.
Around 500 residents pay up to pounds 1,000 each year to London-based Trinity Estates to cover ground rent and maintenance of communal areas.
His ability to cover ground and close down opponents may be a key in what is sure to be a difficult night for Rangers.