go over (3)

This page is about the phrasal verb go over (3).

Meaning: to cause a reaction of some sort, especially from an audience

For example:

  • Our fashion show went over really well. Everyone loved it.

  • Don't worry. I'm sure your speech will go over well.

Nouns often used as subjects with go over (3): speech, show, performance, lecture, presentation, talk

Quick Quiz:

Angelina's first performance in the role of Lady Macbeth went over very well. The audience stood up and

a. booed

b. clapped

c. walked out

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