get over


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v get over improve in health "He got well fast"
    • v get over get on top of; deal with successfully "He overcame his shyness"
    • v get over to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end "Let's get this job over with","It's a question of getting over an unpleasant task"
    • v get over travel across or pass over "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Goldfish have the memory span of about 3-5 seconds, thats why you can leave them in a small jar and they wont get bored and you can also over feed them till they kaput.
    • Get over to surmount
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  • Will Rogers
    “Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.”
  • Helen Rowland
    “Somehow a bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.”
  • Helen Rowland
    “A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.”
  • 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
    “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
    “We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. gitan, to get.


In literature:

I thought you were getting over that stroke faster than you let us know.
"That Girl Montana" by Marah Ellis Ryan
I want to get over to where the water starts west.
"The Young Alaskans in the Rockies" by Emerson Hough
When I get over my present trouble, and get back a clear brain, I shall take up the search.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
I declare, I can't get over it, to think you never heard about it, and you twenty-four year old come Christmas.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 121, November, 1867" by Various
One day he did crawl out of bed and try to get over to the stove to start a fire.
"The Ranch at the Wolverine" by B. M. Bower
He was either drinking or getting over drunks as a general thing.
"The Comings of Cousin Ann" by Emma Speed Sampson
She was pretty well used up, and she'll be sometime getting over it.
"A Modern Cinderella" by Amanda M. Douglas
And in that case she would get over it in time.
"The Combined Maze" by May Sinclair
Getting up on her knees, she raised the shift over her head and struggled into it.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
It was all that he could do to get over this class instinct.
"Phoebe, Junior" by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

In poetry:

O no! at Miëlmas his time is up,
An' thik there sly wold fellow, Farmer Tup,
A-fearèn that he'd get a bit o' bread,
'V a-been an' took his farm here over's head.
"Eclogue:--Two Farms In Woone" by William Barnes
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
And the ship rolled and heaved with the raging tide,
While the seas poured down the hatchways and broke over her side,
And the ship wrought for herself a bed in the sand;
Still Captain Bertie hoped all might get safely to land.
"The Wreck of the 'Abercrombie Robinson'" by William Topaz McGonagall
"Child, it is that your old love,
Some two months past, was here. Nay, never start:
He's gone. He came, our Laurance met him near;
He said that he was going over seas,
'And might I see your wife this only once,
And get her pardon?'"
"Laurance - [Part 3]" by Jean Ingelow
The pure love, the sure love comes over me like rain ;
The tinsel of my heartless love is turning poor and plain.
'Tis my life I have been giving just to get a decent living,
'Tis my all I have been losing just to win a little gain.
"Longing" by John Joy Bell

In news:

Still can't get over the firing of.
Morris Erger, Holocaust survivor: 'I never get over it'.
The loss of her son is a pain she understands she'll never get over.
MI gets over $3.1M in meal and nutrition services.
The New Orleans Saints continued their week of practice g for Monday night's game against the Philadelphia Eagles as the tries to get over the bad performance in Denver and get back on the winning track.
It's a tough loss to get over, but the LSU football team is moving on to its next meeting against Mississippi State and trying to finish the season strong.
EDINBORO — Sure, getting over a broken heart takes a little time.
Get Over A Guy In 17 Songs.
The old method of getting over a guy involved nothing more complicated than a tub of ice cream.
3 Rules to Get Over a Breakup.
"Get Over it" Dr Michael Finkelstein, MD, has the theory, "Get Over it", such a simple solution to problems, but can people really forget about all of the hurts they have experienced.
Sacred Heart hockey again can't get over the top.
Richard Florida argues that Americans need to get over their obsession with real estate.
Richard Florida argues that Americans need to get over their obsession with real estate More in the series.
In general, either one of these artificial applications will solve the pain problem — though it may take you a bit longer to get over the anticipation of pain .

In science:

To get eX , then, we have to sum over all x having some ordering of X as an initial segment.
Semigroups, rings, and Markov chains
Varying over all ~g one gets an open covering U := {U~g | ~g ∈ Gk } of Gk .
On the Gribov Problem for Generalized Connections
Multiplying both sides of Eq. (4) by zn and summing over n from 0 to ∞, we get, ˜P (z , t) = λz∆t ˜P (z , t − ∆t) + [1 − λ∆t] ˜P (z , t − ∆t), ˜P (z , t = 0) = 1.
Monte Carlo: Basics
Averaging over the ensemble of graphs one is interested in and over the possible choices of the ”reference” vertex, one gets a specific ”two-point function” hn(r)i, which can be used to define the average diameter of a graph.
Defining statistical ensembles of random graphs
Therefore all maps in Σ are indeed invertible over T , so we get a k -algebra homomorphism ψ : Q → T which is the identity on R.
$K_0$ of purely infinite simple regular rings