come over
I. phrasal to seize suddenly and strangely <
what's come over you
>
II. intransitive verb Date: 1576 1. a. to change from one side (as of a controversy) to the other b. to visit casually ; drop in <
come over whenever you like
>
2. British become

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • come over — {v.} To take control of; cause sudden strong feeling in; happen to. * /A sudden fit of anger came over him./ * /A great tenderness came over her./ * /What has come over him?/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come over — ► come over 1) (of a feeling) begin to affect. 2) Brit. informal suddenly start to feel a specified way. Main Entry: ↑come …   English terms dictionary

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  • come over — 1) PHRASAL VERB: no passive If a feeling or desire comes over you, especially a strange or surprising one, it affects you strongly. [V P n] As I entered the corridor which led to my room that eerie feeling came over me... [V P n] I m sorry, I don …   English dictionary

  • come over — phr verb Come over is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑feeling, ↑nausea, ↑sensation, ↑silence, ↑smile, ↑waiter, waitress Come over is used with these nouns as the object: ↑see …   Collocations dictionary

  • come over — verb a) To affect It was then that a great pity came over me for this thin shadow of man; thinking rather what a fine, tall gentleman Colonel Mohune had once been, and a good soldier no doubt besides, than that he had wasted a noble estate and… …   Wiktionary

  • come\ over — v To take control of; cause sudden strong feeling in; happen to. A sudden fit of anger came over him. A great tenderness came over her. What has come over him? …   Словарь американских идиом

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