Student or Learner
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
Help us to overcome temptation.
overcome temptation = resist before temptation
He knew how to overcome obstacles in life.
overcome = overpower
Miller visits Beckett in the hospital after the verdict and overcomes his fear enough to touch Beckett's face.
I'll be really scared, so I have to overcome my fear of heights, and I think it will be really difficult for me but I have to overcome it ...
She succeeded overcome its shyness.
She managed to overcome her shyness.
overcome = supress
We shall overcome.
We will win.
overcome = conquer
I was overcome with grief and rage.
I was engulfed by grief and anger.
overcome = obsess; master, congest
He was overcome.
He was bad. Many people were overcome by fumes from the burning factory. (Many were poisoned by smoke from the burning factory.)
overcome = deplete, weaken; macerate
Lets not go off the deep end!
go off the deep end = become unduly excited, overwrought, or angry.
This is the settlement agreement.
settlement agreement = official agreement between two parties that will make a civil suit and trial unnecessary
Finally they rolled to a halt, as the engine died completely.
die = expire; fade; stop; go out; cut off
"I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant"
stumble = encounter by chance
The collapse of the coalition does not mean the automatic dismissal of the
government and the prime minister.
collapse = breakdown; downfall; debacle; disintegration
dismissal = the act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed from employment = dissolution
Thank you for your efforts.