going-over

Definitions

  • OVER SHE HAD TO GO SOMEHOW
    OVER SHE HAD TO GO SOMEHOW
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n going-over a careful and thorough inspection
    • n going-over a severe scolding
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Quotations

  • Sally Poplin
    Sally Poplin
    “Some couples go over their budgets very carefully every month. Others just go over them.”
  • Italian Proverb
    Italian Proverb
    “Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back into the same box.”
  • Jewish Proverb
    Jewish Proverb
    “If you can't go over, you must go under.”
  • Dorothea Brande
    Dorothea Brande
    “By going over your day in imagination before you begin it, you can begin acting successfully at any moment.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “The world is his who has money to go over it.”
  • Lawrence Bixby
    Lawrence Bixby
    “Each handicap is like a hurdle in a steeplechase, and when you ride up to it, if you throw your heart over, the horse will go along too.”

Idioms

Go over like a lead balloon - (USA) If something goes over like a lead balloon, it will not work well, or go over well.
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Usage

In literature:

She closed the door softly and going over to the window stood for a moment looking out over her favorite view.
"Blue Bonnet in Boston" by Caroline E. Jacobs
Mrs. Boyd was going over her past life.
"The Girls at Mount Morris" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
When Mr. St. Vincent returns we will go over matters thoroughly and see what state the business really is in.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Why don't you go over?
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
Which stile do we go over here, I wonder?
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
Going over to the Lake with your catch, are you?
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
It's too late to go over the harbour tonight.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
And if so, he would go over to Oxford at once.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
They remarked that all authority was against me, and time was too precious to go over the same ground twice.
"The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851" by Various
Wilbur tried to go over and choke it off, but Ole pushed him back with one forefinger.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
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In poetry:

Yet over land or sea, where'er I go,
My home, my friends, shall flit before my eyes--
And oft I anxiously shall wish to know,
If in thy bosom thoughts of me arise.
"Good-Bye" by Nora Pembroke
"Because stout Gareth lets his spear fall low,
Gauwaine and Launcelot, and Dinadan
Are helm'd and waiting; let the trumpets go!
Bend over, ladies, to see all you can!
"King Arthur's Tomb" by William Morris
The foe, of our ornaments, has us bereft,
And of ev'ry virtue quite naked has left;
To Jesus, our brother, then let us all go,
And He his own garments will over us throw.
"Another Piece Of Advice To Sinners To Come To Christ" by Rees Prichard
Close kept our footmen round the chariot track;
Our eager host in close battalions sped.
"When once our work is done, then we go back,
Our labor over," to themselves they said.
"The Earl Of Shaou's Work" by Confucius
Said a very proud Farmer at Rye-gate,
When the Squire rode up to his high gate,
With your horse and your hound,
You had better go round,
For, I say, you shan't jump over my gate.
"Anecdotes and Adventures of Fifteen Gentlemen" by Anonymous British
Weep not, oh, weep not, 't is over, 't is over;
Stir the dark weeds with the turn of the tide;
Go, thou hast sent me forth, ever a rover,
Rest and the sweet realm of heaven denied.
"The Murdered Lover" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

In news:

Ceiling projectors go over big with teachers.
President is willing to go over fiscal cliff .
"We don't take this lightly we feel very, very badly but we're doing everything we can to meet with those employees, go over their options," JCC spokesperson Cindy Allen said.
ADICA board members go over the 2012-2013 budget.
The Eagle County Commissioners spent almost three hours going over concepts for improvements at the county fairgrounds site last Tuesday and decided they needed even more discussion before going forward with a design.
Moth asked for additional time to go over the assessments, and the judge granted the request, continuing the hearing to Dec 4 at 8:15 a.m. Jeremy Walsh is a staff reporter for Lake County Publishing.
9th Congressional candidate Democrat Jody Cooley and his wife Laura go over his campaign schedule together.
The Ben Hill Board of Commissioners go over agenda items.
Over a two day span, firefighters were able to meet with each class to go over fire safety rules, the importance of an escape plan, and lifesaving information in case a fire were to happen at home or school.
The water should continue to go over the spillway until July 20th if it crests this Saturday.
He can't see the baseball go over home plate.
The news that a "Star Wars Episode VII" is planned did not go over well in some circles.
What with the way my eyes have been going over the years, mounting a EOTech holographic sight, on the Picatinny rail system on the M4, I could have easily hit a human torso with the PDX1 Defender 's rifled slug.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke continued to warn lawmakers of the dangers of going over the fiscal cliff.
President is willing to go over fiscal cliff.
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In science:

Although work on string field theory began over 30 years ago, until 7 years ago there was no clear example of a calculation in which string field theory gave results which go beyond perturbation theory.
String Field Theory
We will go over the list of all finite- and infinite-dimensional simple linearly compact Lie superalgebras S , .
Classification of linearly compact simple Jordan and generalized Poisson superalgebras
Finally, we also derive a new variant of the bosonic CFT, replacing the integration on the right-hand side in (2) with one going over an unbounded matrix domain parameterized by a pair of Hermitian matrices.
A few remarks on Colour-Flavour Transformations,truncations of random unitary matrices, Berezin reproducing kernels and Selberg type integrals
Because the eigenvalues fully determine entanglement we are going to calculate the average value of λi for random quantum states, i.e., the average value of i-th largest eigenvalue of the reduced density matrix, hλii, where the angle brackets denote averaging over random states.
Entanglement of random vectors
Since the state space is compact (or, in Bianchi type VII0 , the intersection of the state space with the set |N1 | ≤ 1), without loss of generality the limit limn→∞ Σα (τn ) exists—otherwise we go over to a subsequence.
The cosmological billiard attractor
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