English version

fall over

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfall over phrasal verb1 FALLto fall onto the ground or to fall from an upright position Tommy fell over and cut his knee badly. Her bike fell over.2 fall over somethingFALL to hit your foot against something by mistake and fall to the ground syn trip over She fell over the dog and broke her front teeth.3 TRY TO DO OR GET something fall over yourself to do something to be very eager to do something, especially something you do not usually do People were falling over themselves to help her. fall→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fall over yourself to do somethingFreshers' fair is the traditional showground where societies fall over themselves to attract some of the 5000 new students.The receptionist had obviously recognised him too, had practically fallen over herself to bat her long dark eyelashes at him.Those first days of their honeymoon in New York, the music publishers had fallen over themselves to entertain the couple.Suddenly, the Kremlin is falling over itself to get close to Uncle Sam.He was good box office and managements fell over themselves to get his name on their marquees.The owners are constantly carping about runaway salaries, then fall over themselves to jump the gun and up the ante.The sight of so many senior politicians falling over themselves to kiss his hand was reminiscent of Tammany Hall at its worst.We almost fell over ourselves to oblige.
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Verb table
fall
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfall
he, she, itfalls
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfell
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fallen
he, she, ithas fallen
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fallen
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fall
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fallen
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam falling
he, she, itis falling
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you, we, theyare falling
Past
I, he, she, itwas falling
you, we, theywere falling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been falling
he, she, ithas been falling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been falling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be falling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been falling
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