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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theygo over to
he/she/itgoes over to
present participlegoing over to
past tensewent over to
past participlegone over to
  1. 1
    go over to something to change to a new system or way of behaving

    The school went over to mixed-ability teaching three years ago.

  2. 2
    go over to someone/something to join a different group, organization, or political party

    What makes them go over to a party they once fought against?

  3. 3
    to change to a report or broadcast from a different place

    We’ll be going over to Sydney for live coverage in just a couple of minutes.

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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