French translation of 'over'
1. (in space) [fly, pass] par-dessus
over here par ici
over there par là
2. (in time)
over and over encore et encore
over and over again encore et encore
twice over par deux fois
to do sth over again (Britain) recommencer qch
to start all over again [problems, process] recommencer
3. (on TV, radio)
Now over to our Paris correspondent. Nous passons l’antenne à notre correspondant à Paris.
the world over dans le monde entier
5. (= excessively) trop
She’s not over intelligent. (Britain) Elle n’est pas particulièrement intelligente.
(= finished) fini(e) ⧫ terminé(e)
I’ll be happy when the exams are over. Je serai content quand les examens seront terminés.
1. (= on) sur
I spilled coffee over my shirt. J’ai renversé du café sur ma chemise.
2. (= over the top of) par-dessus
The ball went over the wall. Le ballon est passé par-dessus le mur.
3. (= above) au-dessus de
There’s a mirror over the washbasin. Il y a une glace au-dessus du lavabo.
4. (= on the other side of) de l’autre côté de
The baker’s is over the road. La boulangerie est de l’autre côté de la rue.
5. (= more than) [weight, temperature] plus de
It’s over twenty kilos. Ça pèse plus de vingt kilos.
The temperature was over thirty degrees. La température dépassait les trente degrés. ⧫ Il faisait plus de trente degrés.
over and above (preposition) (= in addition to) en plus de
7. (= during) pendant
over Christmas pendant les fêtes de Noël
over the holidays pendant les vacances
8. (= about, concerning)
they fell out over money ils se sont brouillés pour des questions d’argent
they fell out over her ils se sont brouillés à cause d’elle
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Example Sentences Including 'over'
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It became a global giant as use of mobile phones boomed over the next two decades.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Together they will take over the restructuring of the investment bank.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
We are in danger of getting back into an arms race over pay again.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
We want to give people back control over the devices that control them.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Allow them to cool slightly before rubbing a little mustard over their surface.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He says it's only over when he says.The Sun (2010)
Reading it back was painful all over again.The Sun (2016)
We will carry a series of reports over the next few weeks on what is being built and where.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Whisk the wine vinegar and olive oil and pour over the top.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
You buy the same things over and over again.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But the consistency we're looking for is over a series.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
So it was good to see him go over near the end.The Sun (2011)
They are not just a shambles at the back but all over the pitch.The Sun (2015)
Yet questions over his bike handling remain.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
You need partnerships all over the pitch - and especially at the back.The Sun (2017)
And the exodus is unlikely to be over yet.The Sun (2017)
He looked pretty shocked and ran away with his hand over one eye.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Over six years the condition worsened as other bodily noises joined in.The Sun (2011)
She asked me to go over to look through the plans.The Sun (2016)
She found her head hanging over one edge.The Sun (2016)
The dogs have to jump over poles and go through tunnels.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The pair grew close over two years while having gruelling hospital treatment for lung disease cystic fibrosis.The Sun (2011)
They didn’t have enough men to maintain permanent control over the area.Smithsonian Mag (2017)
We were just a team that played total football all over the pitch.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
When the truck finally pulled over officers grabbed the man using pepper spray.The Sun (2015)
They all impose far harsher controls over the monarchy than any other department.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
There has been much argument over these figures as attempts are made to find an explanation which is upheld by research findings.Know Your Own Mind (1991)
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Translation of over from the Collins English to French Dictionary