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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theysweep over
he/she/itsweeps over
present participlesweeping over
past tenseswept over
past participleswept over
  1. sweep over someone to suddenly affect someone very strongly

    A wave of tiredness swept over her.

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