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    What is "over" in this case?

    What do you mean by "over" in the below example?

    Let's say you keep reading over your notes, but you just can't grasp a certain topic the way your teacher has explained it.

    I think you can just say "reading your notes", but reading must have an additional meaning, I guess.

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    Re: What is "over" in this case?

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    What do you mean by "over" in the below example?

    Let's say you keep reading over your notes, but you just can't grasp a certain topic the way your teacher has explained it.

    I think you can just say "reading your notes", but reading must have an additional meaning, I guess.
    In my opinion "over" adds nothing to the meaning.

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    Re: What is "over" in this case?

    I feel that 'over adds something - an idea of thoroughly, carefully, or even repeatedly.

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