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wash over somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwash over somebody phrasal verb1 FEEL HAPPY/FRIGHTENED/BORED ETCif a feeling washes over you, you suddenly feel it very strongly A feeling of relief washed over her.2 if you let something wash over you, you do not pay close attention to it She was content to let the conversation wash over her. wash→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wash over Love washed over him with the force of a tidal wave.A sense of pre-memory washed over him.She heard the indrawn breath hiss sharply through his teeth, and felt the wave of emotion that washed over him.Waves of relief washed over him.My heart races with excitement, pure joy washes over me.Pa began taking our family wash over to Hambledown every Saturday evening in pillowcases.Even the tracks that wash over you the first time around act as aural traps on second and third listens.Even while the banal dialogue washes over you, the kicks and jumps remain spectacular.
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Verb table
wash
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywash
he, she, itwashes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywashed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave washed
he, she, ithas washed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad washed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wash
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have washed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam washing
he, she, itis washing
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you, we, theyare washing
Past
I, he, she, itwas washing
you, we, theywere washing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been washing
he, she, ithas been washing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been washing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be washing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been washing
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