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Phrasal Verbs

roll over

This page is about the phrasal verb roll over

Meaning: to change position when you're lying down so that you're on your back if you were face down, or face down if you were on your back

Synonym: turn over

For example:

  • roll over After he'd massaged my back, the masseur told me to roll over so he could massage my chest.

  • roll sb over The ambulance officer rolled the accident victim over and tried to resuscitate him.

Quick Quiz:

She was lying on her stomach, and then she rolled over onto her

a. head

b. chest

c. back

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Contributor: Matt Errey