n. 课程，讲座; 航向; 方针; 行为方式; 进程; 疗程; 一道菜; 高尔夫球; 比赛场地; 泳道; 江河流向; 河道; 层
Course is often used in the expression 'of course', or instead of 'of course' in informal spoken English. See 见 of course .
The course of a vehicle, especially a ship or aircraft, is the route along which it is travelling.
Aircraft can avoid each other by going up and down, as well as by altering course to left or right...
The tug was seaward of the Hakai Passage on a course that diverged from the Calvert Island coastline.
A course of action is an action or a series of actions that you can do in a particular situation.
My best course of action was to help Gill by being loyal, loving and endlessly sympathetic...
He must fall on his sword. That's the only course left open to him...
You can refer to the way that events develop as, for example, the course of history or the course of events .
...a series of decisive naval battles which altered the course of history...
In the natural course of events cows would wish to be milked more than twice a day...
A course is a series of lessons or lectures on a particular subject.
...a course in business administration...
I'm shortly to begin a course on the modern novel.
A course of medical treatment is a series of treatments that a doctor gives someone.
Treatment is supplemented with a course of antibiotics to kill the bacterium...
She went to her doctor, who offered to put her on a course of tranquillizers.
A course is one part of a meal.
The lunch was excellent, especially the first course.
...a three-course dinner.
In sport, a course is an area of land where races are held or golf is played, or the land over which a race takes place.
Only 12 seconds separated the first three riders on the Bickerstaffe course...
In July comes the Tour de France, when 200 cyclists cover a course of 2,000 miles.
The course of a river is the channel along which it flows.
Romantic chateaux and castles overlook the river's twisting course.
If a liquid courses somewhere, it flows quickly.
The tears coursed down his cheeks...
When you're sitting still, you need less blood coursing through your arteries.
If something happens in the course of a particular period of time, it happens during that period of time.
In the course of the 1930s steel production in Britain approximately doubled...
We struck up a conversation, in the course of which it emerged that he was a sailing man.
If you do something as a matter of course, you do it as part of your normal work or way of life.
If police are carrying arms as a matter of course then doesn't it encourage criminals to carry them?
If a ship or aircraft is on course, it is travelling along the correct route. If it is off course, it is no longer travelling along the correct route.
The ill fated ship was sent off course into shallow waters and rammed by another vessel.
If you are on course for something, you are likely to achieve it.
England are well on course for a place at the World Cup Finals...
The company is on course for profits of £20m in the next financial year.
If something runs its course or takes its course, it develops naturally and comes to a natural end.
They estimated that between 17,000 and 20,000 cows would die before the epidemic had run its course...
As for the imprisoned leaders, he asserted that justice would have to take its course.
If you stay the course, you finish something that you have started, even though it has become very difficult.
The oldest president in American history had stayed the course for two terms.
If something changes or becomes true in the course of time, it changes or becomes true over a long period of time.
In the course of time, many of their myths become entangled.
1. education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings;
2. a connected series of events or actions or developments;
3. facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport;
4. a mode of action;
5. a line or route along which something travels or moves;
6. general line of orientation;
7. part of a meal served at one time;
8. (construction) a layer of masonry;
1. move swiftly through or over;
2. move along, of liquids;
3. hunt with hounds;
1. as might be expected;
class, lesson, lecture, course
a matter of course
the course of nature
in course of —
in the course of time
run (或 take) its course
in due course
In the course of time , this kind of lantern has become an exclusive of the Shens.
Of course it's absolutely impossible.
He's denied having an affair with secretary but of course there's no smoke without fire.
The second course was decided on.
Of course It'should be handled that way.