Bedeutung von “course” im Essential American English Dictionary


noun us /kɔrs/
of course

A1 used to say “yes” strongly, often to be polite:

“Can you help me?” “Of course!”
of course

B1 used to show that what you are saying is obvious:

Of course, the Olympics are not just about money.
of course not

A2 used to say “no” strongly:

“Do you mind if I borrow your pen?” “Of course not.”

A1 a set of lessons about a particular subject:

She did a ten-week computer course.

A2 a part of a meal:

a three-course dinner

B1 an area used for horse races or playing golf:

a golf course

the direction in which a ship, plane, etc. is moving:

During the storm, the boat was blown off course (= in the wrong direction).

the way something develops, usually over a long time:

Nuclear weapons have changed the course of modern history.

(Definition von “course” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)