Dear teachers,

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.