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English verb: go over

1. go over (cognition) hold a review (of troops)


Synonymsreview, survey


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)inspect

2. go over (change) happen in a particular manner


SamplesHow did your talk go over?.


Synonymscome off, go off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s Adjective


Broader (hypernym)come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place

3. go over (cognition) examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition


SamplesCheck the brakes.
Check out the engine.


ExamplesThey won't go over the story


Synonymscheck, check into, check out, check over, check up on, look into, suss out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass, examine, study


Narrower (hyponym)follow, keep an eye on, observe, watch, watch over


Verb groupcheck, check off, mark, mark off, tick, tick off

4. go over (body) fall forward and down


SamplesThe old woman went over without a sound.


Synonymsfall over


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)break down, collapse









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