Definition of go over in English:

go over

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phrasal verb

  • 1go over somethingConsider, examine, or check something.

    ‘I want to go over these plans with you again’
    • ‘Check for spellings, go over your analysis in your own minds just to ensure that you have not made a monumentally large mistake.’
    • ‘I haven't gone over the speech and checked the accuracy of all of the statements, but it is simply untrue that he appeared crazy in some way.’
    • ‘I go over the figures, checking and double-checking, just in case I may have got them wrong.’
    • ‘I've gone over your file and checked the test results.’
    • ‘It was then that he began considering his options, going over possible emergency landing sites in his mind.’
    • ‘Trent took a moment to ponder this question and, from where Ally was sitting, it looked like he was going over a check list in his mind.’
    • ‘Don and I spent a lot of time talking about this and going over the plans leading up to surgery as well as the week after surgery.’
    • ‘As I have analysed this and gone over the incidents a few times in my mind, right now I am having a few doubts to say the least about my reading of the situation.’
    • ‘Mr. Parker, who was going over the game plan with some of the players, looked up and shook his head.’
    • ‘Kirby opened a large black logbook and together they began to go over her budget plans and problems.’
    examine, study, scrutinize, inspect, read over, look at, look over, scan, run over, check
    rehearse, practise, read through, run through
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  • 2(especially of an action or performance) be received in a specified way.

    ‘his earnestness would go over well in a courtroom’
    • ‘They did not go over well, receiving polite applause at best.’
    • ‘Of course, this sort of talk doesn't go over well with the members of the opposite sex.’
    • ‘Although I had nothing to do with the planning or execution of this event, I thought it went over pretty well, considering.’