Definition Go over well

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Definition

(The presentation) went over or went down (very well with the clients): (The presentation) was received (very well by the clients)
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Note that in British English, the expression "to go down well" is used.

to go over (a file): to examine, to look at, to revise (a file)
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Examples

  • "It's clear that you have mastered the ins and outs of the British pub, so I don't think you'll experience any cultural problems. I was amazed when you stood on the table and sang Abba songs with members of a women's rugby team. While this kind of behaviour may not be acceptable in front of your client, I'm sure you'll go down well with English girls!"
  • "I believe we got him a talking calculator pen last year which went over very well."

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