English verb: bowl over
|1.||bowl over (motion) cause to overturn from an upright or normal position|
|Samples||The cat knocked over the flower vase.|
The clumsy customer turned over the vase.
He tumped over his beer.
|Synonyms||knock over, overturn, tip over, tump over, turn over, upset|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||displace, move|
|Cause||overturn, tip over, tump over, turn over|
|Verb group||overturn, tip over, tump over, turn over|
|2.||bowl over (cognition) overcome with amazement|
|Samples||This boggles the mind!.|
|Examples||The bad news will bowl over him, The good news will bowl over her, The performance is likely to bowl over Sue|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Something ----s somebody