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Difference between Come over something and Go over something

come over somethingpass or move over smth.:

  • It’s terribly noisy living near the airport, with planes coming over the house all the time.

Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the phrase overcome somethingprevail over smth.; surmount a difficulty, obstacle, etc.:

  • The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot be overcome.

go over something

1. = come over something:

  • The crowd cheered as the horse went safely over the last fence.

2. check or examine smth. (to see that it is correct, etc.):

  • You’ll have to go over the figures again; they don’t balance out.

3. clean or repair smth.:

  • The girl went over the room quickly with a duster.

4. examine smth. thoroughly in order to find smth.:

  • The police went over her room three times but found nothing.

5. review or consider smth.:

  • Let us go over the facts as we know them.

6. exceed smth.; be more than smth.:

  • Your spending should not go over your income.