fall over backwards


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Verb1.fall over backwards - try very hard to please someonefall over backwards - try very hard to please someone; "She falls over backwards when she sees her mother-in-law"
behave, act, do - behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"