fall over


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fall over

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.fall over - fall forward and down; "The old woman went over without a sound"
collapse, break down - collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack
Translations

w>fall over

vi (person)hinfallen; (= collapse)umfallen; (statue, vase)umfallen, umkippen
vi +prep obj
(= trip over) stone, sb’s legsfallen über (+acc); they were falling over each other to get the booksie drängelten sich, um das Buch zu bekommen
to fall over oneself to do somethingsich (fast) umbringen (inf)or sich (dat)die größte Mühe geben, etw zu tun; to fall over backwards to do somethingsich (förmlich) überschlagen, etw zu tun (inf)