English version

the sweep of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe sweep of somethingthe sweep of somethinga) BENDa long curved line or area of land the wide sweep of lawn b) VARIOUS/OF DIFFERENT KINDSthe many different and important ideas, events, or qualities of something the broad sweep of history sweep
Examples from the Corpus
wide sweepJimmy made a wide sweep of the littered clearing, finding his own kind of kindling.I counted more than 30 tufted ducks while at least 80 mallards were making wide sweeps round the pond before resettling.Cut to the wide sweep of Hampstead Heath.
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