Fall over : English Phrasal Verb : Online English Lessons

To fall over is to fall to the ground from an upright position.

Examples of use:

1. The marathon runner fell over.

2. He stood up quickly and his chair fell over.

3. My son is learning to walk and he keeps falling over.

4. Their grandmother has fallen over.

If you fall over yourself (or fall all over yourself) to do something, you are very keen to do it.

Examples of use:

1. Chris fell over himself trying to impress his new wife.

2. The supermarkets are falling over themselves to attract customers to their shops.

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