Definition of 'over'
Example sentences containing 'over'
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They didn’t have enough men to maintain permanent control over the area. Smithsonian Mag (2017)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)She found her head hanging over one edge. The Sun (2016)She asked me to go over to look through the plans. The Sun (2016)And the exodus is unlikely to be over yet. The Sun (2017)Reading it back was painful all over again. The Sun (2016)But the consistency we're looking for is over a series. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You need partnerships all over the pitch - and especially at the back. The Sun (2017)They all impose far harsher controls over the monarchy than any other department. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are not just a shambles at the back but all over the pitch. The Sun (2015)He looked pretty shocked and ran away with his hand over one eye. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We were just a team that played total football all over the pitch. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The dogs have to jump over poles and go through tunnels. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Yet questions over his bike handling remain. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You buy the same things over and over again. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When the truck finally pulled over officers grabbed the man using pepper spray. The Sun (2015)So it was good to see him go over near the end. The Sun (2011)We are in danger of getting back into an arms race over pay again. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Whisk the wine vinegar and olive oil and pour over the top. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Over six years the condition worsened as other bodily noises joined in. The Sun (2011)The pair grew close over two years while having gruelling hospital treatment for lung disease cystic fibrosis. The Sun (2011)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 will carry a series of reports over the next few weeks on what is being built and where. Times, Sunday Times (2012)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)He says it's only over when he says. The Sun (2010)
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