- to change (to a different practice or system)will Britain ever go over to driving on the right?
- to change one's allegiances
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Idioms and Phrases with go over
Examine, review. For example, They went over the contract with great care, or I think we should go over the whole business again. This term originated in the late 1500s, then meaning “consider in sequence.”
Gain acceptance or approval, succeed, as in I hope the play goes over. This term is sometimes elaborated to go over big or go over with a bang for a big success, and go over like a lead balloon for a dismal failure. [Early 1900s]
Rehearse, as in Let's go over these lines one more time. [Second half of 1700s]