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Also, cover the ground or a lot of ground.

1

Go a given extent or considerable distance, especially at a satisfactory speed. For example, She really knows how to cover ground with her studies, or This outfielder covers a lot of ground. [Early 1800s]

2

Deal with or accomplish in a certain way, as in This history text covers the ground quite well. [Late 1800s] Also see cover the field.

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