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get over

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget over1 illness get over something to become well again after an illness It’s taken me ages to get over the flu.2 unpleasant experience get over something to begin to feel better after a very upsetting experience She never got over the death of her son.3 ideas/information get something ↔ overEXPRESS to succeed in communicating ideas or information to other peopleget something ↔ over to It’s important that we get this message over to young people.4 finish something get something over (also get something over with)FINISH DOING something to do and finish something difficult that you have to do I’ll be in touch once I’ve got my exams over. I can’t wait to get the interview over with.5 problem/difficulty get over somethingDEAL WITH to successfully deal with a problem or difficulty I don’t know how we’re going to get over this problem. Once we’ve got over the first few months, we should be making a reasonable profit.6 can’t/couldn’t get over something spokenSHOCK used to say that you are very surprised, shocked, or amused by something I can’t get over how well you look.7 get over yourself informal to stop being so sensitive or proud Get over yourself! Nobody cares if you’ve made a mistake. get→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
get overThe school overcame the problem of funding by getting local firms to sponsor them.The doctor told Mum it was only a stomach upset, not food poisoning, and she would get over it in a day or two.I've had a nasty cold, but I'm getting over it now.It's perfectly normal to be a bit nervous. I'm sure you'll get over it once you start your presentation.Don't worry about Henry - he'll soon get over it.It took Joe quite a long time to get over the divorce.Mark hasn't got over the flu yet. He still feels pretty weak.Children seem to get over things very quickly.get toI've got to get over to a village out on the Bologna road and I can easily drive there via Fiesole.Go on, get yourself over to May's and meet her company, whoever they are.Shift him when you like but the sooner you get him over to me the better.Get him over to the farm.That should at least get the point over to the whisky bottle interior designers.When I got myself transferred over to your department, I discovered that you're well-known among the girls in the office.get something overGina felt trapped and insecure but found it difficult to get this over to her husband.I always try to get this idea over to my students.
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Verb table
get
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyget
he, she, itgets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygot
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave got
he, she, ithas got
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad got
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill get
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have got
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam getting
he, she, itis getting
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you, we, theyare getting
Past
I, he, she, itwas getting
you, we, theywere getting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been getting
he, she, ithas been getting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been getting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be getting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been getting
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