over there

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over there

  1. In that place; there (at some distance).
    You see that house over there? That's where I used to live.
  2. To that place; thither (at some distance).
    Let's head over there.
  3. (US, colloquial, originally military) overseas to Europe (for military engagement), especially to the Western Front in France during World War I

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EtymologyEdit

From English over there.

AdverbEdit

over there

  1. (colloquial, pseudo-anglicism) in the United States
    • 1919, “Wilson i Metropolitan Opera House. En skildring från det märkliga ögonblicket.”, in Svenska Dagbladet[1], page 8:
      Efter att ha hört och läst all kritik […] kändes det ganska underligt, när han började med, att det första, han skulle tala om för dem over there, ”was that an overwhelming majority of the American people is for the League of Nations.”
      After hearing and reading all the criticism […], it felt rather strange, when he started out by saying that the the first thing he would tell them over there, "was that an overwhelming majority of the American people are for the League of Nations."
    • 1942, Marianne Zetterström, “Viola: Direkt från U.S.A.”, in Svenska Dagbladet[2], page 8:
      Du och alla andra jäntor här […] se ut som månlandskap i ansiktet mot den minst observerade over there, vad ni än gör med er.
      You and all the other girls here […] look like lunar landscapes in your faces compared to the least observed over there, whatever you do with yourselves.
    • 2017, “Torsten Ordéus”, in Upsala Nya Tidning[3]:
      Tre gånger på 1960-talet skeppades inspelningsbussen, med Torsten vid ratten, över till USA, något som väckte stor uppmärksamhet, inte bara ”over there”.
      The recording bus, with Torsten at the wheel, was shipped to the United States three times in the 1960s, which attracted a lot of attention, not just "over there".