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Related to fall over: at first, liven up, take into account, follow up with, increase by, lined up
to topple over and fall down. The fence fell over and dented the car. I felt faint and almost fell over.
fall over someone or something
to stumble over someone or something. Sam came into the house and fell over a kitchen chair. Walter fell over Roger, who was napping on the floor.
fall over yourself to do something(British, American & Australian) also fall all over yourself to do something (American)
to be very eager to do something (usually in continuous tenses) They were falling over themselves to be helpful.
see under fall all over oneself.
1. To tip over; fall from an upright position to a flat one: The vase fell over after I bumped into the table.
2. To stumble over something or someone: I fell over the skates that you left on the stairs.
3. To attempt eagerly or frantically to accomplish something. Used reflexively: I fell over myself trying to please my guests.
To overexert oneself to do or accomplish something: We fell over backward to complete the project on time.
fall over (oneself)
To display inordinate, typically effusive, enthusiasm: fell over themselves to impress the general's wife.