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Meaning of "'come over"



 
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Meaning of "'come over" #1 (permalink) Sun Dec 10, 2006 17:27 pm   Meaning of "'come over"
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #87 "Common English Errors (3)", question 7

You should ......... after you've finished your lessons.

(a) come to my home
(b) come over
(c) come into my home
(d) get to my home

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #87 "Common English Errors (3)", answer 7

You should come over after you've finished your lessons.

Correct answer: (b) come over
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what is the meaning of ''come over"?

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Come over #2 (permalink) Sun Dec 10, 2006 18:07 pm   Come over
 

In this sentence, 'come over' has the sense of 'come round' or 'visit': why don't you come over for a cup of tea?
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Meaning of "'come over" #3 (permalink) Sun Jun 24, 2007 2:13 am   Meaning of "'come over"
 

Hi,

Why can't I use "come to my home"?
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Come over where? #4 (permalink) Sat Aug 18, 2007 18:02 pm   Come over where?
 

Come over seems vague. Come over where?

Come to my home or house sounds complete, doesn't it?

please help. Thanks.
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Come over where? #5 (permalink) Sat Aug 18, 2007 21:10 pm   Come over where?
 

TheLearner wrote:
Come over seems vague. Come over where?

Come to my home or house sounds complete, doesn't it?

please help. Thanks.

Hi,

No, I'm afraid it doesn't. It has become idiomatic. Just get used to it :)
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Meaning of "'come over" #6 (permalink) Sun Aug 19, 2007 16:09 pm   Meaning of "'come over"
 

So, it's idiomatic. Thanks, lost_soul.
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