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Definition of over with 

: being at an end : finished, completed

Examples of over with in a Sentence

we'll all be glad when this latest media obsession is over with

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Miguel Cabrera is an obvious one, with his season now over with a ruptured bicep muscle. Jamie Samuelsen, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Tigers: Blaine Hardy, Leonys Martin among biggest surprises," 18 June 2018 Presumably there’s a lot of excitement in the White House about trading in the reliable but wonky Ryan for McCarthy, who won Trump over with Starburst candy, late-night phone calls, and a midterm briefing filled with pictures and charts. Margaret Hartmann, Daily Intelligencer, "White House Official Rewards Paul Ryan’s Loyalty With Talk of Ousting Him as Speaker," 22 May 2018 Days later, a federal judge in California issued an injunction ordered the government to reunite children 5 and over with their parents by July 26. William Lee, chicagotribune.com, "Judge orders Brazilian boys reunited with fathers, calls government decision to separate them ‘arbitrary and conscience shocking’," 10 July 2018 These claims are part of the #TakeDownMillieBobbyBrown meme, which consists of low-effort pictures — usually screengrabs from Brown’s Snapchat — pasted over with absurdly homophobic statements. Alex Abad-santos, Vox, "How the “homophobic Millie Bobby Brown” meme made the actress quit Twitter.," 14 June 2018 Republicans want to avoid another runoff election and get the whole thing over with (and move past Farenthold) — but the field is crowded, and there’s a good chance this debacle won’t be over anytime soon. Jane Coaston, Vox, "Texas special election: the race to replace Blake Farenthold (for a few months)," 30 June 2018 So there was a lot of reasons why General Flynn would just want this over with. Fox News, "Gorka: Suddenly the left care about minorities and children?," 21 June 2018 Iceland's fans won the world over with their ThunderClap cheers during the 2016 European championship. Michelle Kaufman, miamiherald, "2018 World Cup Fan Guide: Everything You Need to Know," 10 June 2018 Winning pitcher Keagan Gillies allowed two hits and three walks over with 91 pitches over five innings. Christopher Dabe, NOLA.com, "Tulane wins first game of doubleheader against Houston, seeks series sweep," 15 Apr. 2018

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1884, in the meaning defined above

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