Lot of ground

LOT OF GROUND. A small piece of land in a town or city usually employed for building, a yard, a garden or such other urban use. Lots are in-lots, or those within the boundary of the city or town, and out-lots, those which are out of such boundary, and which are used by some of the inhabitants of such town or city.

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However, made up a lot of ground to get up close home at Nottingham last time, shaping as though this longer trip would suit.
I lost a lot of ground, it was a case of trying to get back into position and I lost a lot of energy.
EastEnders BBC1, every night There's a lot of ground to cover this week, so we'll give you the main points: Ronnie's back, Kat's not that 'appy, Jack slams a door in Ronnie's face, Shirley's off (for a while), Alfie makes Roxy choose between him or her sis, and oi Carl, woss goin' on?
Mrs Champken, from Cardiff, added: "I think there's an awful lot of ground for them to make up and if I had anything to do with it I'd want children to go through the system an awful lot quicker.
Life is just like gardening, and during 2011 I did a lot of ground work and sowed an awful lot of seeds, some that I know will grow easily and some that I'm not too sure if they'll germinate or not but it's always worth having a go.
ARSENE WENGER is aware Arsenal have a lot of ground to make up before they can be considered as Premier League title contenders.
MIDDLESBROUGH Council's X4 Health and Fitness Centres are covering a lot of ground to raise money for Sport Relief 2010.
Chester lost a lot of ground through giving away penalties and there were far too many errors.
Hughes said: "He covers a lot of ground and gallops horses into the ground, he is getting better and he is in the Mill Reef and the Middle Park and I should think he would go for one or the other.
BRIAN Ashton admits there is "a lot of ground to make up" as the clock continues ticking towards England's World Cup defence.
Brian Ashton says there is "a lot of ground to make up" before England's World Cup defence.
Cover a lot of ground, change direction, or slip tackles.