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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WENT OVER

He went over to the desk and began to scribble a name on the pad of paper.

He went over once more the day's arguments for and against the novel emprise.

Went over to the lake with all the horses, and brought the loads to the camp.

This was good news; so after dinner we packed up and went over to the water.

She did cry then—real tears; and he went over beside her and took her in his arms.

When he had put them on one end of the kitchen table, he went over to her again.

Sidney rose and went over to K., her black dress in soft folds about her.

He went over to his nephew and put his hand on the boy's shoulder.

After I had been here a certain time I went over there to the forest.

I went over, immediately, and got a look at this serious injury.

WORD ORIGIN

1727, "action of going," from go (v.). The sense of "a try or turn at something" is from 1825; meaning "something that goes, a success" is from 1876. Phrase on the go "in constant motion" is from 1843.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.