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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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in Chinese (Simplified) 从(疾病或令人不快的事)中恢复过来…
in Chinese (Traditional) 從(疾病或令人不快的事)中恢復過來…
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