go over

went over; gone over; going over; goes over

Definition of go over

intransitive verb

1 : to make one's way going over to the store for supplies
2 : to become converted
3a : to win approval : succeed glad it went over
b : to be received the film went over well

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Examples of go over in a Sentence

his sales pitch went over as expected and he saw a 200% increase in his commissions

First Known Use of go over

1645, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of go over was in 1645

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“Go over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20over. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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