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synonyms for cover ground

  • make headway
  • make strides
  • travel
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How to use cover ground in a sentence

A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
All elements of expression modify each other, so that no mere rule can cover all cases.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The Vine is a universal favorite, and rarely out of view; while it often seems to cover half the ground in sight.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Entrez donc, 'tis the work of one of your compatriots; and here, though a heretic, you may consider yourself on English ground.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Then the enemy's howitzers and field guns had it all their own way, forcing attack to yield a lot of ground.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
On a small scale map, in an office, you may make mole-hills of mountains; on the ground there's no escaping from its features.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He thus decoyed them away, and the fortunate couple were enabled to reach the British lines under cover of the darkness.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Given one more Division we might try: as things are, my troops won't cover the mileage.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Here there was a scuffling sound in the basket, and the Roc rapped on the cover with her hard beak, and cried, "Hush!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
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