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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyroll over
he/she/itrolls over
present participlerolling over
past tenserolled over
past participlerolled over
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] same as roll

    He rolled over and opened his eyes.

  2. 2
    [transitive] if you roll over money that you have invested, you invest it in something similar
  3. 3
    [transitive] to agree that an amount of money that someone owes can be paid back at a later date
  4. 4
    [transitive] mainly journalism to defeat an opponent easily
    1. a.
      [intransitive] informal to be easily defeated because you do not defend yourself
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