In this lesson, you are going to learn how to use the English phrasal verb ‘Go Over’. This is one of 2 meanings for this phrasal verb. This one is a bit difficult to explain, but it means ‘how something is perceived or received’. We have the examples that are going to help you understand it perfectly!

 

Phrasal Verb: Go Over

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Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Go Over #1

Alternative Meaning:  How something is received

Example 1:

  • The president was hoping his speech would go over well.
  • The president was hoping the speech would be received well by the audience.

Example 2:

  • My first day on the job did not go over well, I think they probably want to fire me already.
  • My first day on the job had lots of problems and the employer did not seem impressed. I think they probably want to fire me already.

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