Over and over again…There is a lot of phrasal verbs with “over”. Do you know the meanings of each of them? We summarized a list for you which lists out the meanings of those phrasal verbs.
1. Pull over
If a vehicle pulls over, it moves to the side of the road and stops.
I pulled over to the side of the road to get a cup of coffee.
2. Look over
To quickly examine something.
I quickly looked over all the answers and handed in the test papers before the bell rang.
3. Win over
To persuade someone to support you or agree with you.
He’s not sure about the idea, but I’m sure we’ll win him over in the end.
4. Take over
To begin to have control of something.
Some workers will lose their jobs as machines take over.
5. Think over
To consider an idea or plan carefully before making a decision.
He asked if he could think the proposal over before giving an answer.
6. Get over
To return to your usual state of health or happiness after having a bad or unusual experience, or an illness.
She’s just getting over the flu.
7. Hand over
To give something to someone else.
Please hand over the feedback sheet after the speech.