Over is an interesting word because it can be used as a preposition and an adverb. For today’s English lesson, let’s look at 8 ways to use over, including some collocations.
Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:
- The birds flew over the house.
Jane ran over the grass when she was chasing her dog.
- Why don’t we talk about this over coffee tomorrow.
- Over the years, technology has changed quite rapidly.
- I’d choose Johnny Depp over Tom Cruise any day.
- Jack said that he would take a marketing job over a sales job.
- The temperature here in the summer is often over 40 °C.
- Over ten million people have signed the petition.
- She walked over and told me the news.
- I’ll be home all day, so come over anytime!
- The party was over at 11pm.
- School is over in June. I’m looking forward to summer vacation.
- I told him over and over not to be late for work, but he was eventually fired.
- If you want to become a good piano player, you need to practice over and over.
- Before his surgery, Jack told the doctor, “Let’s get this over with.”
- I’m not comfortable telling the boss that I want to quit, but on the other hand, I need to get it over with.
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