from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To recover from, as an injury, a calamity.


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  • It was a new field, something requiring study and research, and damned near every ability of most specialists plus a general practitioner's, so it kept me busy enough to get over my phobia of surgery.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • Then, one day, Grandmomma Paul called me and said I needed to get over to the house because now Momma had found a knot on her chest.

    It Ain’t All About the Cookin’

  • Listen, we arent going to be able to get over to Albertos for pizza after all.

    The Italian Summer

  • So we came north through the mountains and managed to get over the border into Yugoslavia, and across the valley and the river as far as Rijeka, but then we felt it was useless to go on to Cetinje without better information.

    The Black Mountain

  • The woman might have a backbone of steel, but she needed time to get over the hell McRae had put her through.

    Strategic Engagement

  • We should be able to get over to one of the ore-transfer docks from here without running into too many Cardassians.


  • She had not, despite some mind-searching, been able to get over this sense of things.

    The Women’s Room

  • That's why he went to Ebenezer Baptist Church and said that we need to get over homophobia in the African-American community; that if we're honest with ourselves, we'll embrace our gay brothers and sisters instead of scorning them.

    Remarks of Michelle Obama to the Democratic National Committee's Gay and Lesbian Leadership Committee

  • Second, Shields could advance up the South Fork and try to get over the stream at one of the ten fords between Conrad's Store and Port Republic, or attempt to seize the bridge at Port Republic.


  • With just enough depth to get over the sandbar, we reach open water and make for the Staithe.



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