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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER
He was so good they shot him all up one night last fall over to Wardner.
Over the gate was written in large letters, 'The Entrance of Mortals.'
Look at him now over there, the way he goes around butting into strangers.
Say, honestly, I didn't know my own name till I had a chanst to look me over.
“Thou art a big fellow for a school,” said his uncle, looking him over.
Over the seat is a mirror cut into small squares by wooden muntins.
His arms tightened about her as he said the name over and over.
She is glad to believe that there is every reason why it will soon be over.
For young Bines, after dinner, fell in love with Miss Milbrey all over again.
Sit here, and we'll talk it over sensibly, before you get ready.
Old English ofer "beyond, above, upon, in, across, past; on high," from Proto-Germanic *uberi (cf. Old Saxon obar, Old Frisian over, Old Norse yfir, Old High German ubar, German über, Gothic ufar "over, above"), from PIE *uper (see super-). As an adjective from Old English uffera. As an adverb from late Old English. Sense of "finished" is attested from late 14c. Meaning "recovered from" is from 1929. In radio communication, used to indicate the speaker has finished speaking (1926). Adjective phrase over-the-counter is attested from 1875, originally of stocks and shares.