Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

get over

get over
Meaning(s)
1) recover from a negative experience or difficult time
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    • you need to get over it
  • Analysis
     To 'get over' something means to recover from something or to overcome something. You can 'get over' an illness or a traumatic event. You might 'get over' a fear you have, a difficulty or a challenge. You will hear this used in social and professional contexts.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. After the defeat, the coach told the players to get over it and prepare for the next game.
    2. The teacher told the boy to get over his disappointing grade and study harder next time.
    3. It can take a long time to get over a break-up.
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