get over

get over
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "get over":
present tense I/you/we/they get over he/she/it gets over present participle getting over past tense got over past participle got over
a) get over something to start to feel happy or well again after something bad has happened to you

It can take weeks to get over an illness like that.

Don's pretty upset, but he'll get over it.

b) get over someone to start to forget someone and feel happy again after a relationship has ended
2) get over something to find a way to solve or deal with a difficult problem

There are many hurdles still to get over before the new restaurant can open.

3) get over or get over with
get something over to do something or allow something to happen, because you want it to be finished or you want to start something else

We decided to get the holidays over before we started decorating the house.

4) British
same as get across

We are trying to get this information over as clearly as possible.

5) can't get over something used for saying that you are very surprised by something

I just can't get over how well we played!

a) get over here/there
b) used for telling someone to come or go somewhere
7) get over it
spoken used for telling someone to stop worrying, complaining, or being upset about something

English dictionary. 2014.

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