To get over

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To get over To pass over, surmount, or overcome, as an obstacle or difficulty.
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Quotations

  • Sam Walton
    Sam Walton
    “I had to pick myself up and get on with it, do it all over again, only even better this time.”
  • Helen Alfredsson
    Helen Alfredsson
    “I used to store my anger and it affected my play. Now I get it out. I'm never rude to my playing partner. I'm very focused on the ball. Then it's over.”
  • Robert Heinlein
    Robert Heinlein
    “To get anywhere, or even live a long time, a man has to guess, and guess right, over and over again, without enough data for a logical answer.”
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon%20Hill
    “The battle is all over except the shouting when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.”
  • Aneurin Bevan
    Aneurin%20Bevan
    “We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.”
  • Henry L. Doherty
    Henry L. Doherty
    “Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life.”

Usage

In literature:

I hope to get over to Tehran on my "transport service," and there I may find a mail.
"My War Experiences in Two Continents" by Sarah Macnaughtan
On the way over to the shelf to get her work, she paused a moment beside her flowers to cheer herself once more with their brightness.
"The Land of Promise" by D. Torbett
I have not yet had time to get over to see him, but shall try to do so to-morrow.
"A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium" by Hugh Gibson
We've got to get over by the first of September, and we want every animal we have to do it.
"The Emigrant Trail" by Geraldine Bonner
He was always edging over the plate, trying to get hit.
"The Young Pitcher" by Zane Grey
I could try to get over it.
"The Guests Of Hercules" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
We've got to get over the top blamed quick.
"Roy Blakely, Pathfinder" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
I don't believe I'll ever get over feeling that way, and I am not going to give up.
"Dixie Hart" by Will N. Harben
I've turned over a new leaf, and I'm going to get up promptly from now on.
"Bob Hunt in Canada" by George W. Orton
They had not been able to get over when the bridge moved away.
"The Adventures of Uncle Jeremiah and Family at the Great Fair" by Charles McCellan Stevens (AKA 'Quondam')
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In poetry:

To my companions, brave in arms
(If they get safely over),
I give up all the wealth, and charms,
Beyond the Cliffs of Dover.
"Buonaparte's Will" by Thomas Stott
Let me see, it is over two years ago
Since Thorley's cutting was block'd with snow,
What a night was that, and how heavy our shift
To get in with our train through the storm and drift.
"Jim Dalley" by Alexander Anderson
I get so down to it last night
With broodin' over things like this,
I said "There's not a thing in sight
Worth havin' but I seem to miss."
So I go out and get some air
An' have a word with old Bob Blair.
"Old Bob Blair" by C J Dennis
The boy could hardly stop to tell that the selec'men had said
They would pay fifty dollars for the man alive or dead,
And I felt another shiver go over me, for fear
That John might get that money, though we were pinched that year.
"Sheltered" by Sarah Orne Jewett
And Willy's wife has written, she never was over-wise.
Get me my glasses, Annie: thank God that I keep my eyes.
There is but a trifle left you, when I shall have past away.
But stay with the old woman now: you cannot have long to stay.
"The Grandmother" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
His running through nettles, thorns, and briers,
To gratify his boyish fond desires,
His tumbling over molehills to attain
His end, namely, his butterfly to gain,
Doth plainly show what hazards some men run
To get what will be lost as soon as won.
"Of The Boy and Butterfly" by John Bunyan

In news:

Instead, his candid approach succeeds in putting even the most bashful at ease, allowing them to get over their own discomfort long enough to learn something about penis shape .
"My biggest priority to get myself in shape has been to get over the flu for the past week," Crews said.
How To Get Over Your Sugar Addiction.
Kansas just can't seem to get over the hump.
In a state in which many school districts struggle to get half their student body to pass state math tests, students in Skykomish sailed over that hurdle.
Over the weekend I was lucky enough to get to do something that I have always wanted to try- skydiving .
Authorities say someone apparently tried to get illegal drugs into the Marquette Branch Prison by tossing them over a fence to an inmate.
How to Get Over Your Fear of Public Speaking .
Who needs groundhogs and robins to tell you that winter is almost over when you've got Pitchers and Catchers—the day the first baseball players report to camp to get ready for the season ahead.
Stephen Curry's right ankle has been inspected, scanned and discussed by doctors from coast to coast over the last few days as the Golden State Warriors have tried to get a handle on the chronic problems their young guard is having.
Studs are all over the runways, but you don't have to buy new designer accessories -- or pay designer prices -- to get the look.
Or at least debate over George F Will's call to pull the plug on US war policy in Afghanistan, headlined "Time to Get Out of Afghanistan.".
While at the school dance I went over to get some punch and the older girls started talking to me.
The guy tries to make a quick get away on foot but fails all too quickly after he attempts to run over this police vehicle.
With one Palmer doing everything he can to get out of Cincinnati, another Palmer is trying to take over a leadership role with the Bengals.
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In science:

Restricting the sum over k to just the one corresponding to k = M β/βc , it is easy to get (4.27).
Convergence to equilibrium for finite Markov processes, with application to the Random Energy Model
Further representing the determinantal factors in the numerator in terms of the Gaussian integral over anticommuting (Grassmann) variables we thus get a bona fide supersymmetric ob ject to be analysed.
Complexity of Random Energy Landscapes, Glass Transition and Absolute Value of Spectral Determinant of Random Matrices
For quenched averaging one has to average over various realizations, and this is where the exactness of the approach gets lost.
Directed polymers and Randomness
Further representing the determinantal factors in the numerator in terms of the Gaussian integral over anticommuting (Grassmann) variables we thus get a bona fide supersymmetric ob ject to be analysed.
Counting Stationary Points of Random Landscapes as a Random Matrix Problem
Differentiating the equilibrium potential over the temperature we get the magnetic contribution to the heat capacity appearing at τ < 0 (T < J ) δC = qeq (R) /2Leq (R) .
Glassy phases in layered Ising magnets with random interlayer exchange
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