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English definition of “get over sth/sb”

get over sth/sb

phrasal verb with get     /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten)
B2 to get better after an illness , or feel better after something or someone has made you unhappy : She was only just getting over the flu when she got a stomach bug . It took him years to get over the shock of his wife dying . It took her months to get over Rupert when he finished the relationship .Recovering from illnessTaking pleasure in something
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