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bowl sb over

phrasal verb with bowl uk   /bəʊl/  us   /boʊl/ verb [I or T]

bowl sb over (KNOCK DOWN)

to ​knock someone to the ​ground by ​running into them : She was ​almostbowled over by a ​hugedog.

bowl sb over (PLEASE)

to ​surprise and ​please someone a lot: She was ​bowled over when she ​heard she'd ​won the ​competition.
(Definition of bowl sb over from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bowl sb over”
in Chinese (Simplified) 撞倒, 把(某人)撞倒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撞倒, 把(某人)撞倒…
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