run-over
adjective Date: circa 1934 extending beyond the allotted space

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • run over — {v.} 1. To be too full and flow over the edge; spill over. * /Billy forgot he had left the water on, and the tub ran over./ 2. To try or go over (something) quickly; practice briefly. * /During the lunch hour, Mary ran over her history facts so… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run over — {v.} 1. To be too full and flow over the edge; spill over. * /Billy forgot he had left the water on, and the tub ran over./ 2. To try or go over (something) quickly; practice briefly. * /During the lunch hour, Mary ran over her history facts so… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run over — (someone/something) to drive over someone or something with a vehicle. Pfeifer tried to run him over, but Fred luckily escaped. I ran over a rabbit and was in tears all the way home! …   New idioms dictionary

  • run over — ► run over 1) knock down with a vehicle. 2) overflow. 3) exceed (a limit). Main Entry: ↑run …   English terms dictionary

  • run over — index inundate, invade, overlap, overstep, recapitulate, repeat (state again), review Burton s Legal Thes …   Law dictionary

  • run over — verb 1. injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑run down • Hypernyms: ↑injure, ↑wound • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • run over — phrasal verb Word forms run over : present tense I/you/we/they run over he/she/it runs over present participle running over past tense ran over past participle run over 1) [transitive] to hit someone or something with a vehicle and drive over… …   English dictionary

  • run-over — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from run over, past participle of run over 1. : extending beyond the allotted space run over matter in printing 2. : worn at one side run over heels …   Useful english dictionary

  • run over — PHRASAL VERB If a vehicle or its driver runs a person or animal over, it knocks them down or drives over them. [V n P] You can always run him over and make it look like an accident... [V P n] He ran over a six year old child as he was driving… …   English dictionary

  • run\ over — v 1. To be too full and flow over the edge; spill over. Billy forgot he had left the water on, and the tub ran over. 2. To try or go over (smth) quickly; practice briefly. During the lunch hour, Mary ran over her history facts so she would… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • run over — 1) be too full and flow over the edge The water in the bathtub ran over the edge and got everything in the room wet. 2) try to go over something quickly, practice briefly We can run over this material tomorrow before the meeting. 3) drive on top… …   Idioms and examples

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