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vb (intr, adverb)
1. to lose one's balance and collapse to the ground
2. to fall from an upright position: the vase fell over.
3. fall over oneself to do everything within one's power: he fell over himself to be as helpful as possible.
vi +prep obj
(= trip over) stone, sb’s legs → fallen über (+acc); they were falling over each other to get the book → sie drängelten sich, um das Buch zu bekommen