Meaning of COURSE in English

COURSE

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a cookery course

I decided to take a three-week cookery course.

a course of action

Have you decided on a course of action?

a course of conduct (= a set of actions )

The court said that when Harris had embarked on this course of conduct, he knew that it would put lives at risk.

a course/track record (= the best score for a particular golf course or time for a racecourse or track )

Lewis set the fastest lap with a new track record.

a degree course

I didn't enjoy the first year of my degree course.

a golf course (= an area of land designed for playing golf )

an 18-hole golf course

a training course/programme

All staff are invited to take any training course at company expense.

a university course

He studied history at school and was now planning to take a university course.

access course

assault course

change the course of history (= do something that has many important effects )

Roosevelt and Churchill helped to change the course of history.

conversion course

A qualified pilot would still need a conversion course to fly microlight aircraft.

correspondence course

I’m taking a correspondence course in business studies.

crash course

a crash course in Spanish

damp course

damp-proof course

foundation course

golf course

in the course of duty (= while doing your job, especially for your country )

Stewart received a medal for outstanding bravery in the course of duty.

induction course/programme/period etc

a two-day induction course

introductory course

an introductory course in data processing

main course

What are you going to have for your main course?

obstacle course

of course

Well, she won, of course.

plotted...course

We plotted a course across the Pacific.

refresher course

sandwich course

steer a middle course

I try to steer a middle course between keeping control of the project and giving responsibility to others.

steer a middle course (= chose a strategy that was not extreme )

The government chose to steer a middle course between the two strategies .

survey course

the course of events (= the way in which a series of events happens )

Nothing you could have done would have changed the course of events.

undergraduate student/course/degree etc

veered off course

The plane veered off course .

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

due

In due course , when economic circumstances permit, we would like to rebuild it.

I shall return to a fuller discussion of anthracnose pathology in due course .

In due course the principle could be extended to cover child care for older children.

In due course I shall return to my private education on the London trading floor.

It is also a very helpful discipline if you are considering applying in due course for a Legal Aid Board franchise.

He looked forward to practising it himself on others in due course .

Any photographs lent to the Society will be returned in due course .

main

These are all main course salads.

It was not included in the main embalming course .

Breakfast is a buffet, and guests are offered a choice of main course at dinner.

Typically, 2 birds are required per person for a main course and 1 bird per person for a salad course.

She then had a delectable mushroom soup - and for the main course she chose something that was entirely new to her.

But protocol called for the opening push, like soup before the main course .

normal

In the normal course of events they would not have publicised their conclusion without further tests.

With that in mind, the president may ultimately decide to let the appeals process take its normal course .

He just had to let things run their normal course .

He gave the impression that further information would he available in the normal course of things, depending.

What is the normal course of progression of addictive disease?

In the normal course of conversation I wouldn't talk about politics, I'd talk more about shagging.

Only the young, intending teachers, and medicals were allowed the full normal course for their subject.

In the normal course of events, such agencies can be relied upon to pursue conscientiously the president's programme.

ordinary

Clearly selling a second-hand car without an ignition key or registration document would not be acting in the ordinary course of business.

Workers have become expendable parts for sale in the ordinary course of commerce.

It was in fact made without protest and in the ordinary course of customs business.

In the ordinary course of everyday living we are immersed completely in the personality.

However, although it will not be accepted, it will not in the ordinary course of events be anticipated.

In the ordinary course of banking the victim gets the cheque back but after encashment.

These have no place in the ordinary course of nature.

In the ordinary course of event.

short

The exercises a being piloted by a small number of students with a view to presenting a short course or self-study package later this year.

The instructor who gave us a short course on operating the vehicle was thorough and patient.

Lord C told her to take a spot of leave before reporting for a short parachute course .

Cornell University also offers a large variety of short courses on specific themes, held during the summer session.

A portfolio of over 30 short courses complements the longer programmes and also meets more specialist requirements.

These are followed up by a short course on computer simulation in Physics for all students in third year.

Programme A course of instruction with a pre-determined timespan, content and structure, whether a short or long course.

It is treated by a short course of drugs, the main one used being metronidazole.

undergraduate

These activities enrich the course programme by informing undergraduate courses with the latest principles and practices emerging from international boardrooms and marketplaces.

And I heard remarkable stories of distinguished Marxist academics at other schools who flat out refused to teach undergraduate courses .

It also makes an ideal text to support an undergraduate degree course in analytical chemistry.

An average undergraduate course costs around £4,000 a year for each student.

The review deals with undergraduate courses and manages to condense a great deal of material into a concise and readable form.

Students would normally have completed an undergraduate course in orchestration.

The three-year undergraduate course begins next September.

Titles will primarily concentrate on subjects covered in the initial stages of an undergraduate chemistry course .

■ NOUN

collision

The ruling last week puts the courts on a collision course with Mr Mugabe and the police.

The advancing ship suddenly veered off collision course .

In addition, the Kee affair had put him on a collision course with his parents.

If executed close enough to the Moon, this maneuver can place the spacecraft on a collision course with the Moon.

Suddenly I found that he and I were on a collision course , both in Atlas aircraft.

The Croatan was on a collision course with the twenty-foot branch and its two passengers.

It needed no great powers of prophecy to realize that Nigel and I were on a collision course .

Underpants rose from unexpected corners, on collision courses with snaking socks.

degree

Not all of these subjects, however, may necessarily be acceptable as admission requirements for particular degree courses or particular faculties.

In addition, applicants to the faculty must have passes in the subjects specified for each degree course .

In these cases the degree course requirements will be higher than for other courses.

Many Master's degree courses are paired with ones for Diplomas which have coursework and examinations in common with the degree.

Most degree courses have certain subjects specified as essential, but usually some choice is allowed.

This year's Great Grant Grab is now under way as thousands of school leavers prepare to start degree courses .

The normal duration of these degree courses is four years.

He returned to Cambridge and completed his degree course in 1929.

golf

Saturday morning, we arrive at the golf course a bit later than we should for our 7: 30 tee time.

We do not find them on the golf courses or lounging in the private clubs.

Seated on one of the barstools nearby was Mr Finlayson, the greenkeeper at the local golf course .

Sand traps are prominent, but not sand boxes -- while golf courses are plenty, parks are few and far between.

The trip includes airfare, accommodation, car rental and admission tickets to the golf course for all practice and match days.

Here were the hazards a golf course ought to have: a sense of hazard itself, j sense of mortality.

That doesn't necessarily mean you will take more time to get around the golf course .

And the northernmost town has several sprawling communities dotted with golf courses and street after street of lush, green lawns.

training

One of its main activities is the development of training courses and training materials to assist in the application of new technologies.

The Division has a particularly important task in promoting training courses for industry and commerce.

From next week, all bouncers will undergo a compulsory two-week training course and examination run by Northumbria police.

We have some spare places and would welcome any Q.T's who are interested in seeing the training course in action.

Sarah Jacobs has tried to build herself a life, saving for four years to buy furniture and applying for training courses .

Beware any sudden invitation to a company training course , particularly if they show a film.

After short training courses , they continued literacy work and adult education, mostly in the communities where they lived.

We run self-help groups and training courses .

■ VERB

attend

Spouses may be encouraged to attend language courses at colleges of further education.

The production manager attends a two-week training course in Atlanta on leading work-unit teams.

The take-up has been disappointing in some respects, with the most highly motivated members attending several courses .

Church musicians might be encouraged to attend such courses together with the clergy.

Women who have attended the Dow-Stoker Returner courses can always give the course tutor as a referee.

Course contracts Temporary contracts of employment may be offered to you if you attend a course which has a high clinical input.

Situations such as these could perhaps be redeemed by the farmer's wife attending the course in his place.

Think of a medical student attending a course in the X-ray diagnosis of pulmonary diseases.

change

The way she saw Bella had changed during the course of that afternoon.

He could carry out the intricate navigational corrections, and execute the necessary flight maneuvers when it was time to change course .

You need to keep your options open in order to change courses at a moment's notice.

That was changing , of course , as everything did.

The influence of the three High Elf Mages changed the course of the war.

In that instant he had changed the course of science and paved the way for the exploitation of Niagara Falls power.

Then he remembered that Woolley had changed the course before he, Callaghan, saw the plane.

What happened after the war changed my course of life.

complete

Four horses and riders set out to complete the cross-country course , although only three must finish to score.

Between 1983 and 1987 just over 2,000 underwent specialist training with 82 percent completing the courses successfully.

Without them I could not have completed my course .

Many delegates were concerned about increasing numbers of young people leaving schools and colleges before completing their courses .

After completing the course , just three trainers were competent at compressions and only two could ventilate adequately.

This year he completed the course in a record time.

How many years will it take to complete the course by full-time study?

Self-help groups can be developed by interested clients who have completed structured anxiety management courses .

follow

Management of welfare thus follows the course of a large chess game.

The factor that prevents gay men from following this course is the unique way gay society replenishes itself.

Sarah is glad to lead a more settled lifestyle now and is following a teacher training course in Birmingham.

In this venture, Clinton is following a course set by a number of his predecessors.

Behind us, following our weaving course , the police car was closing in.

Course Material: To allow maximum flexibility, all pupils follow the same basic course , though at different rates.

But you know how every dream is apt to follow its own course .

The process of forming a nation state did not, evidently, follow the same course everywhere.

offer

The modules can be offered as free standing courses , or linked together or with other modules in integrated programmes.

Among them are hundreds of university journalism professors who routinely offer courses in investigative reporting at their schools.

In combination with other departments the Department of Electrical Engineering also offers joint-honours courses leading to the BEng degree.

Experts said parents can ask schools to offer conflict resolution courses or peer mediation programs.

Of the thirty polytechnics, all but seven now offer courses of initial or in-service teacher training, or both.

Ciao Trattoria is offering a four-course menu.

provide

Firstly, there is a deliberate effort made to provide courses that are vocationally relevant.

Initially, Shearman provided lectures and courses within the originally planned twenty-mile radius of Bedford.

Those with a professional approach have provided structured courses for church musicians lasting a year or more.

They may provide non-academic as well as academic courses , but academic courses predominate.

I enjoyed the courses with Charles Cliffe, and Roy Sutton and hope your efforts will provide future memorable courses.

The Committee pronounced four members expelled for failure to provide information in the course of investigations.

The ERCs provide short courses for men and women who need help in regaining their confidence and fitness for work.

However, most adult education classes will include something on flower arranging and many colleges provide courses on floristry.

run

Both craft businesses are run by professionals and courses are held on the premises.

Du Camp waited for this one to run its course like a fever.

Now, as the debilitating treatment runs its course , Vivian's intellectual skills no longer serve her.

They run over cross-country courses and pay through the nose for it.

A bitter national depression, born of the panic of 1893, was near to running its course .

The Arundell Arms Hotel in Devon runs a variety of courses in wet and dry fly fishing for salmon and trout.

In running the same course of action is likely to do little more than raise a few curious glances from fellow competitors.

stay

The player's manager will have no objection to whatever it is that is guiding McCoist staying firmly on course this evening.

Remember, most dieters fail to stay the course .

Investors who stay the course would have none of this.

Perhaps three out of ten who began Jesuit formation stayed the course .

My son had stayed the course .

Both sales and profits must climb if the company is to stay on course for success.

Ya wan na defend yurself, ya stay the course .

steer

Even so, it's safe for captains to steer their courses by them.

Managers must steer a middle course between political correctness and political babble.

The student must be left to steer his own course between this Scylla and Charybdis.

It may come as a pleasant surprise that a few members of Congress are attempting to steer a drastically different course .

I usually steer a middle course which avoids both waste and effort.

But within this framework, each of the three high schools in the district was allowed to steer its own course .

He steered a middle course between intimacy and aloofness which would have endeared him to the most demanding of guests.

You can practise this skill by deliberately steering a bad variable course ad feel the pressure changing in the hands.

take

Never mind nature taking its course , it sounds as though you're plotting to seduce him.

With that in mind, the president may ultimately decide to let the appeals process take its normal course .

Such is our conclusion if we passively let things take their course .

Don't stick to this rigidly if the discussion takes a different course to the one you expected.

Those who do not have high-school diplomas begin taking courses toward a general-equivalency diploma.

Computational Physics students take a first-level course in Computer Science.

The most basic way to learn to operate your computer is: A. Take a course at a community college.

teach

We don't do teaching courses , although we have a team of experts who give advice.

He taught courses in engineering and metallurgy.

The staff teaching these courses should be qualified by appropriate experience and specialist academic study.

Community college faculty teach courses at the high schools.

Where will the staff to teach these courses come from?

Smith never taught a course in economics; in fact, Smith never even took a course in economics.

With his background in teaching and politics, Davis said he might turn to teaching a college course in practical politics.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

as a matter of course/routine

Voters expected as a matter of course that candidates would not keep all their promises.

Blood samples should be taken to measure the client's electrolyte and urea levels as a matter of routine.

By May first, I was able to walk from ten to twelve yards as a matter of routine.

Enemy redoubts were strewn with booby traps as a matter of course.

If they meet as a matter of course throughout the year they can review and plan on a regular basis.

Search at the police station should not be undertaken as a matter of routine but only where justified under Lindley v. Rutter.

Their general health is better and they do not suffer repeated or unwanted pregnancies as a matter of course.

They are very learned about cooking in San Francisco-people seem to expect as a matter of course things which we consider luxurious.

be on a collision course

Newspaper reports say that the two nations are on a collision course that could lead to war.

It needed no great powers of prophecy to realize that Nigel and I were on a collision course.

Nurses lodge 10 Nurses are on a collision course with the Government after lodging a claim for a ten percent pay rise.

Suddenly I found that he and I were on a collision course, both in Atlas aircraft.

The Croatan was on a collision course with the twenty-foot branch and its two passengers.

Union leaders representing more than 8,000 white-collar staff gave warning of more stoppages and said the company was on a collision course.

be par for the course

If you want to be a politician, a little criticism is par for the course.

It rained all week, but I guess that's par for the course in Ireland.

It seems in some of those countries that political torture and assassination are par for the course.

Alesis reverb units are par for the course in home studios; and their 3630 should enjoy the same popularity.

In my trade this is thought to be par for the course.

So were my years of flying in and out of countries where political torture and assassination were par for the course.

Such service companies want your agency's business and lavish lunches and gifts are par for the course.

This was par for the course, they seemed to be saying.

follow a pattern/course/trend etc

For troubled marriages, researcher Karen Kayser has found, follow a pattern.

He followed a pattern set two years ago by former Sen.

In this venture, Clinton is following a course set by a number of his predecessors.

Lesson four: don't follow trends Like Buddhism and Epping Forest, the road to fitness has many paths.

The results of these contradictions tend to follow a pattern.

These sections naturally follow one from the other, and thus the organization of the headings in these two chapters follows patterns.

This observation follows a pattern frequently encountered in research in this area.

horses for courses

And Ballymoney college chiefs say it isn't a case of horses for courses.

But it was a question of horses for courses.

It does suggest horses for courses, men with the metal for matchplay golf.

Rather, Mr Bush is choosing horses for courses.

in due course

All the information obtained is being collated and will be published in the Journal in due course.

Emap will immediately commence the search for a new Finance Director and will announce an appointment in due course.

Further details will be sent out in due course but please lodge your interest early to help them plan the event.

I look forward to hearing from you in due course.

I look forward, therefore, to receiving your cheque for £1300 in due course.

If the case became important, Holder figured, paperwork would cross his desk in due course.

There he was in due course tried on indictment, convicted and sentenced for the offences.

in the normal course of events

Your copies of the books will follow in the normal course of events and should be with you soon.

in-service training/courses etc

A national in-service training programme will ensure that all teachers are fully qualified in the subject they are teaching.

Both should receive official sanction and both require in-service training opportunities to acquire the necessary skills.

If trainees are attending a regular in-service training course, individual viewing could be built into the syllabus.

In some cases school finances are being pooled to fund in-service training, large expensive resources and joint activities for the children.

Organizers of in-service training courses will also find them useful.

Some apply for every in-service training course that is going.

The potential contributions of the academic and in-service courses must be left for another occasion.

The second one, which is two hours long, is designed for teachers, college lecturers and in-service training.

let nature take its course

Just relax and let nature take its course.

With a cold, it's better to just let nature take its course.

I meant that, in the case of any other industry, we probably would have let nature take its course.

I think we should let nature take its course.

Should I just let nature take its course or stop it now?

Stay calm and let nature take its course.

The best is to obtain juveniles from a number of sources, rear them together and let nature take its course.

middle course/way etc

But I can find no middle course.

He steered a middle course between intimacy and aloofness which would have endeared him to the most demanding of guests.

How wide is the floodplain of the River Wharfe in this middle course of the valley?

I usually steer a middle course which avoids both waste and effort.

In sum, the mixed economy is a middle way between the market and the command political economies.

Managers must steer a middle course between political correctness and political babble.

Pendulums move to extremes before they steady to the middle course, and so do journalistic trends.

To help him resolve it, he brought in General Joseph McNarney, who eventually decided on a middle way.

of course not/course not

pervert the course of justice

Another Leeds player, defender Michael Duberry, pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

Archer denies perjury, perverting the course of justice and using a false instrument.

But tonight Crabb is starting a life sentence for murder and Taylor was given nine years for perverting the course of justice.

It is claimed Metclafe inflicted grievous bodily harm to a man and then attempted to pervert the course of justice.

Six officers were originally charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and the seventh with unlawful wounding.

The friend, Ted Francis, denies perverting the course of justice.

They are also accused of conspiring to pervert the course of justice.

remedial course/class/teacher etc

About one quarter of entering college students now take at least one remedial course.

Middle-class children thus tend to fill the honors and advanced-placement classes while poor children take the general and remedial classes.

Most of these students take remedial classes in all three fields.

People were appointed to co-ordinate the work of remedial teachers in schools.

Some run efficient remedial courses, which could surely be used for youngsters who had taken a broader sixth-form course.

The Association has branches throughout the country that provide information and hold remedial classes.

Their placement in a remedial course confirmed their suspicions.

These students traverse course after remedial course, becoming increasingly turned off to writing, increasingly convinced that they are hopelessly inadequate.

residential course/school etc

As a challenge the chief of the Poltava guberniia Department of Education offered him the directorship of this residential school for war-orphans.

Casey is now in a residential school for children with emotional problems and / or learning disabilities.

In fact I hear that several Outward Bound schools are offering fortnight-long residential courses on the safe removal of the fleecy top.

The residential course will be a combination of talks, demonstrations and hands-on experience.

The money raised will pay for two outdoor residential courses, organised for college students and Fairbridge.

Therefore, the concerns raised do not apply necessarily or equally to all residential schools working with such children.

They joined the six-day residential course after a careful selection process.

run its course

Greenspan suggested the recession might run its course by midyear.

Once the disease has run its course, it's not likely to return.

But meiosis in eggs may take half a century to run its course.

Her academic job had run its course.

Indeed, the recent pickup in some measures of wages suggests that the transition may already be running its course.

It is by no means clear that the process of financial innovation has run its course.

Now, as the debilitating treatment runs its course, Vivian's intellectual skills no longer serve her.

One useful source was the huge number of glossy magazines about money that had proliferated as the yuppy decade ran its course.

That agency opted to let nature run its course.

We would let his interest run its course.

stay the course

Republicans are vowing to stay the course.

Congratulations go to everyone who participated - they all stayed the course and helped to raise a staggering £2,180 for Cancer Research.

Instead, the focus was always on staying the course, keeping at it and not quitting.

Investors who stay the course would have none of this.

My son had stayed the course.

Perhaps three out of ten who began Jesuit formation stayed the course.

Remember, most dieters fail to stay the course.

Some lovers split after three days, some stay the course until they die.

Ya wan na defend yurself, ya stay the course.

steer a course

It is hard for doctors to steer a course between everyone's different requirements.

It was not easy to steer a course between absolute pacifism and revolutionary violence.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a course in music journalism

a cross-country ski course

a five-course banquet

All hunters applying for licenses are required to take a hunting safety course .

Are you enjoying the course ?

For the main course we had roast turkey with vegetables.

I've decided to do a course in aromatherapy.

Investigators say the plane was over 800 miles off course when it crashed.

Scientists are monitoring the course of the measles epidemic throughout the state.

She began a 12 week course on modern art.

The course of the water was marked by a line of willow trees.

The captain decided to change the ship's course to avoid the storm.

The college is offering three basic computer courses this year.

The council met last week to decide on a future course for peace.

The plane had to change course to avoid the storm.

The waiter brought the first course , a simple leek and potato soup.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Advanced courses afford the opportunity to study classical religious and anti-religious texts of influential philosophers from Plato to Sartre.

After the course , I began taking more interest in how other departments were tackling quality assurance.

And there are few opportunities for students to develop such ability before they enroll in those courses.

It was more about learning from-and networking with-your fellow students than a straight forward taught course .

It will be some years yet before the full uptake picture becomes available because the traditional courses are still being phased out.

No clear, specific regulations for these adult education classes and courses existed before 1924.

They are not linked to a particular course or to a particular method of study.

Which is, of course , nonsense.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

down

The tears which coursed down his cheeks were not for the head groom.

Franca became aware that tears were coursing down her face.

Pulses of energy coursed down the beam.

She turned her head away, scalding tears coursing down her cheeks and on to the pillow which had absorbed her earlier grief.

Water coursed down Simon's body as he stood, shaking with cold, on the beam.

Cranston leaned suddenly against the wall, wiping away the sweat now coursing down his face.

In the end we just stood holding each other close, as the tears coursed down our faces.

She had kept out of sight, not wishing them to see the tears coursing down her face.

■ NOUN

cheek

The tears which coursed down his cheeks were not for the head groom.

She turned her head away, scalding tears coursing down her cheeks and on to the pillow which had absorbed her earlier grief.

Shelley realised that tears were coursing down her cheeks , and that the cook was watching her.

He could not stop the tears coursing down his cheeks .

Once aware she fell silent, tears coursing down her cheeks .

Jean couldn't take her eyes off the broken body, and felt the warm tears coursing down her cheeks .

Tears coursed down her cheeks and she ran blindly down the wild jungle of the grounds parallel to the thicket.

face

Franca became aware that tears were coursing down her face .

I crouched, holding my bruised temple and cursing the arrow of pain which coursed through my face .

Cranston leaned suddenly against the wall, wiping away the sweat now coursing down his face .

In the end we just stood holding each other close, as the tears coursed down our faces .

She had kept out of sight, not wishing them to see the tears coursing down her face .

Tears coursed down her face , but he did not know.

Ma Katz coughed and spluttered, yellow tears coursing down her face .

tear

The tears which coursed down his cheeks were not for the head groom.

Franca became aware that tears were coursing down her face.

She turned her head away, scalding tears coursing down her cheeks and on to the pillow which had absorbed her earlier grief.

He stood quite still, shoulders shaking, tears coursing along the freckles.

In the end we just stood holding each other close, as the tears coursed down our faces.

She had kept out of sight, not wishing them to see the tears coursing down her face.

Shelley realised that tears were coursing down her cheeks, and that the cook was watching her.

He could not stop the tears coursing down his cheeks.

vein

We can feel the blood coursing through our veins again.

He could feel his strength returning; could feel the brandy coursing through his veins , filling him with a warm glow.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

as a matter of course/routine

Voters expected as a matter of course that candidates would not keep all their promises.

Blood samples should be taken to measure the client's electrolyte and urea levels as a matter of routine.

By May first, I was able to walk from ten to twelve yards as a matter of routine.

Enemy redoubts were strewn with booby traps as a matter of course.

If they meet as a matter of course throughout the year they can review and plan on a regular basis.

Search at the police station should not be undertaken as a matter of routine but only where justified under Lindley v. Rutter.

Their general health is better and they do not suffer repeated or unwanted pregnancies as a matter of course.

They are very learned about cooking in San Francisco-people seem to expect as a matter of course things which we consider luxurious.

be on a collision course

Newspaper reports say that the two nations are on a collision course that could lead to war.

It needed no great powers of prophecy to realize that Nigel and I were on a collision course.

Nurses lodge 10 Nurses are on a collision course with the Government after lodging a claim for a ten percent pay rise.

Suddenly I found that he and I were on a collision course, both in Atlas aircraft.

The Croatan was on a collision course with the twenty-foot branch and its two passengers.

Union leaders representing more than 8,000 white-collar staff gave warning of more stoppages and said the company was on a collision course.

be par for the course

If you want to be a politician, a little criticism is par for the course.

It rained all week, but I guess that's par for the course in Ireland.

It seems in some of those countries that political torture and assassination are par for the course.

Alesis reverb units are par for the course in home studios; and their 3630 should enjoy the same popularity.

In my trade this is thought to be par for the course.

So were my years of flying in and out of countries where political torture and assassination were par for the course.

Such service companies want your agency's business and lavish lunches and gifts are par for the course.

This was par for the course, they seemed to be saying.

horses for courses

And Ballymoney college chiefs say it isn't a case of horses for courses.

But it was a question of horses for courses.

It does suggest horses for courses, men with the metal for matchplay golf.

Rather, Mr Bush is choosing horses for courses.

in due course

All the information obtained is being collated and will be published in the Journal in due course.

Emap will immediately commence the search for a new Finance Director and will announce an appointment in due course.

Further details will be sent out in due course but please lodge your interest early to help them plan the event.

I look forward to hearing from you in due course.

I look forward, therefore, to receiving your cheque for £1300 in due course.

If the case became important, Holder figured, paperwork would cross his desk in due course.

There he was in due course tried on indictment, convicted and sentenced for the offences.

in the normal course of events

Your copies of the books will follow in the normal course of events and should be with you soon.

in-service training/courses etc

A national in-service training programme will ensure that all teachers are fully qualified in the subject they are teaching.

Both should receive official sanction and both require in-service training opportunities to acquire the necessary skills.

If trainees are attending a regular in-service training course, individual viewing could be built into the syllabus.

In some cases school finances are being pooled to fund in-service training, large expensive resources and joint activities for the children.

Organizers of in-service training courses will also find them useful.

Some apply for every in-service training course that is going.

The potential contributions of the academic and in-service courses must be left for another occasion.

The second one, which is two hours long, is designed for teachers, college lecturers and in-service training.

let nature take its course

Just relax and let nature take its course.

With a cold, it's better to just let nature take its course.

I meant that, in the case of any other industry, we probably would have let nature take its course.

I think we should let nature take its course.

Should I just let nature take its course or stop it now?

Stay calm and let nature take its course.

The best is to obtain juveniles from a number of sources, rear them together and let nature take its course.

middle course/way etc

But I can find no middle course.

He steered a middle course between intimacy and aloofness which would have endeared him to the most demanding of guests.

How wide is the floodplain of the River Wharfe in this middle course of the valley?

I usually steer a middle course which avoids both waste and effort.

In sum, the mixed economy is a middle way between the market and the command political economies.

Managers must steer a middle course between political correctness and political babble.

Pendulums move to extremes before they steady to the middle course, and so do journalistic trends.

To help him resolve it, he brought in General Joseph McNarney, who eventually decided on a middle way.

of course not/course not

remedial course/class/teacher etc

About one quarter of entering college students now take at least one remedial course.

Middle-class children thus tend to fill the honors and advanced-placement classes while poor children take the general and remedial classes.

Most of these students take remedial classes in all three fields.

People were appointed to co-ordinate the work of remedial teachers in schools.

Some run efficient remedial courses, which could surely be used for youngsters who had taken a broader sixth-form course.

The Association has branches throughout the country that provide information and hold remedial classes.

Their placement in a remedial course confirmed their suspicions.

These students traverse course after remedial course, becoming increasingly turned off to writing, increasingly convinced that they are hopelessly inadequate.

residential course/school etc

As a challenge the chief of the Poltava guberniia Department of Education offered him the directorship of this residential school for war-orphans.

Casey is now in a residential school for children with emotional problems and / or learning disabilities.

In fact I hear that several Outward Bound schools are offering fortnight-long residential courses on the safe removal of the fleecy top.

The residential course will be a combination of talks, demonstrations and hands-on experience.

The money raised will pay for two outdoor residential courses, organised for college students and Fairbridge.

Therefore, the concerns raised do not apply necessarily or equally to all residential schools working with such children.

They joined the six-day residential course after a careful selection process.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The storm system coursed through Georgia and Alabama.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Franca became aware that tears were coursing down her face.

He stood quite still, shoulders shaking, tears coursing along the freckles.

Pulses of energy coursed down the beam.

Water coursed down Simon's body as he stood, shaking with cold, on the beam.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.