Get over

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Definition

to get over (a death, an illness): to emotionally recover from, to stop grieving (a death), to recover from (an illness)
verb
I still can't get over the fact that you got fired! I still cannot believe that you got fired!

to get over (an old boyfriend): to forget, to move on from, to stop being emotionally attached to (an old boyfriend)
idiom
It was difficult for me to get over her the first few months after our break-up.

Examples

  • "It's a shock, I know, but we'll get over it, we'll work through it."

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