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Dose 'Get over' mean 'Calm down' or 'Control yourself'?



 
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Dose 'Get over' mean 'Calm down' or 'Control yourself'? #1 (permalink) Sun Mar 28, 2010 23:21 pm   Dose 'Get over' mean 'Calm down' or 'Control yourself'?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #828 "Common 'Get' Usage (2)", question 6

Oh, get ......... yourself! You're so arrogant and self-centered.

(a) on
(b) off
(c) over
(d) through

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #828 "Common 'Get' Usage (2)", answer 6

Oh, get over yourself! You're so arrogant and self-centered.

Correct answer: (c) over

Your answer was: correct
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Dose 'Get over' mean 'Calm down' or 'Control yourself'?
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Dose 'Get over' mean 'Calm down' or 'Control yourself'? #2 (permalink) Sun Mar 28, 2010 23:45 pm   Dose 'Get over' mean 'Calm down' or 'Control yourself'?
 

No. It mean 'don't be self-indulgent, don't be egotistical'.
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Dose 'Get over' mean 'Calm down' or 'Control yourself'? #3 (permalink) Sun Mar 28, 2010 23:58 pm   Dose 'Get over' mean 'Calm down' or 'Control yourself'?
 

One more thing: What is the difference between 'Get over' and 'Get a grip'? Of course, dispute that one is a phrasal verb, and the next one is an idiom.

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Dose 'Get over' mean 'Calm down' or 'Control yourself'? #4 (permalink) Mon Mar 29, 2010 3:46 am   Dose 'Get over' mean 'Calm down' or 'Control yourself'?
 

Get over = recover (as from an illness or passion); pass a barrier.
Get a grip = control your emotion or your emotional response.
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