that cover as verb, noun and adjective is used in a variety
of different ways:
you cover something, you place something else over it to
protect it or hide it or close it:
cover what you are cooking with a tight-fitting lid and cook
desk is always covered with papers. I don't know how he
can work in such a mess.
covered all her bedroom walls with posters of Eminem.
are always lots of cafes and restaurants within the covered
shopping malls in British towns and cities.
also be used to talk about protection from enemy attack or for talking
air force was unable to provide any sort of air cover for
their ground troops.
was no cover of any kind, no trees, no valleys, just the
endless barren plain.
you covered to drive this car? Do you have proper insurance
your travel insurance cover you against theft or loss of
= address or report on a topic
be used to talk about studying a subject or in a journalistic context
to talk about reporting.
haven't covered molecular biology yet. We're going to do
that next term.
going to cover the World Cup later this year for
BBC World Service.
for = substitute for someone at work
you cover for me this afternoon while I visit my father
were not enough teachers to cover for absent colleagues
and some students had to be sent home.