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    run him over / run over him

    Which is correct, run him over or run over him?

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    Re: run him over / run over him

    It depends on context. Please post the full sentence you want to use it in and we'll let you know.

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    Re: run him over / run over him

    1. The car ran him over.
    2. The car ran over him.
    What's the difference in meaning between the above sentences?
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    Re: run him over / run over him

    If the car ran him over, it him him, causing him to fall to the ground. The car the continued on its course, passing over him.

    If the car ran over him, he was already lying on the ground before the car passed over him.

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