fall over
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fall over(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to tip over)
a. caerse
The exhausted security guard fell over on the ground and didn't even wake up.El guardia de seguridad se cayó al suelo y ni siquiera se despertó.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
2. (to trip)
a. tropezar con
Grant fell over the coffee table looking for the remote in the dark.Grant tropezó con la mesa de centro buscando el control a oscuras.
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fall over
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. tropezar, caerse
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
2. (stumble on)
a. tropezar con
3. (fig)
a.
to f over oneself to do somethingdesvivirse por hacer algo
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fall over
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
[+person, object] caer; caerse
intransitive verb
1 [+object] tropezar con
2
he was falling over himself or over backwards to be polite se desvivía en atenciones; they were falling over each other to get it se pegaban por conseguirlo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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