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Meaning of “go over” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of go over from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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go over

phrasal verb with go  us   /ɡoʊ/ verb (present tense goes, present participle going, past tense went  /went/ , past participle gone  /ɡɔn, ɡɑn/ )

to be ​received in a ​particular way: Do you ​think my ​speech went over OK?
(Definition of go over from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “go over”
in Chinese (Simplified) 接受, 引起某种反应…
in Turkish nasıl olacağını düşünmek, merak etmek…
in Russian быть воспринятым…
in Chinese (Traditional) 接受, 引起某種反應…
in Polish być przyjętym lub odebranym…
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