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do over

Definition of do over

  1. 1 US :  to do (something) again <I made a mistake when I measured the window and I had to do it over (again).> <If I had to do it (all) over again, I would have stayed in college.>

  2. 2 :  to decorate or change a room, house, etc., so that it looks very different <We're planning to do over the kitchen next year.> <do the whole house over>

  3. 3 British informal :  to attack and beat (someone) <He got done over by a gang of teenagers.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to bring to pass :  carry out

    :  put

    :  perform, execute

  1. :  fuss, ado

    :  deed, duty

    :  a festive get-together :  affair, party

  1. :  the first tone of the diatonic scale in solmization

  1. : ditto

    : double occupancy

overplay
  1. :  across a barrier or intervening space

    :  across the goal line in football

    :  forward beyond an edge or brink and often down

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another

    : used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person

    : used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference

  1. :  upper, higher

    :  outer, covering

    :  excessive

  1. :  to leap over


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