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  1. #1
    Anonymous Guest

    Default Anyway, I'm glad that's over with.

    Anyway, I'm glad that's over with.

    Anyway, I'm glad that's over.


    Is the 2nd sentence correct? If it's correct, why the 1st one has
    to use a "with" ? Any difference in meaning between them?

    Thanks for your help!

  2. #2
    gwendolinest Guest

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    I would say ďover withĒ is more definitive than ďoverĒ.

    Thatís over. (= Itís finished.)
    Thatís over with. (= Itís completely finished.)

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    'With' seems to intensify it, so I'd use it for worse situations. :D

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