come over (third-person singular simple present comes over, present participle coming over, simple past came over, past participle come over)
- (transitive) To affect in a sudden, unprecedented or surprising manner; to overwhelm a person's ordinarily contrary impulse.
- I apologise for my behaviour last night. I don't know what came over me.
- 1898, J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet Chapter 4
- It was then that a great pity came over me for this thin shadow of man; thinking rather what a fine, tall gentleman Colonel Mohune had once been, and a good soldier no doubt besides, than that he had wasted a noble estate and played traitor to the king.
- (intransitive) To change one's position or location, especially to someone's place of residence; to come by.
- 1918, Willa Sibert Cather, My Ántonia
- "I think, Emmaline," he concluded, "I will ask Ántonia to come over and help you in the kitchen. She will be glad to earn something, and it will be a good time to end misunderstandings. I may as well ride over this morning and make arrangements. Do you want to go with me, Jim?" His tone told me that he had already decided for me.
- (dated, slang, transitive) To deceive or get the better of; overreach.