Meaning of “get over sth/sb” in the English Dictionary


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get over sth/sb

phrasal verb with get uk /ɡet/ us /ɡet/ verb present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually 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 Michael when he ended the relationship.

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(Definition of “get over sth/sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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