1. phrasal verb
If you do a task over, you perform it again from the beginning. [US] [V n P] ⇒ If she had the chance to do it over, she would have hired a press secretary.
2. phrasal verb If someone does a place over, they steal things or search the place and leave it very untidy. [British, informal] [V n P] ⇒ The door was open. They had done the place over. [Also V P n (not pron)] 3. phrasal verb → do To do someone over means to hurt them badly, for example by hitting or kicking them. [British, informal] duff up [V n P] ⇒ We could get someone to do him over, couldn't we? [Also V P n (not pron)]
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