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    #1

    go through/go over

    Let's go through this exercise once again.
    Let's go over this exercise once again.

    --- Which phrasal verb sounds better here?

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    #2

    Re: go through/go over

    They are both fine.

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    #3

    Re: go through/go over

    Yes, they both sound perfect. The meanings are slightly different. To go over something is to review it. To go through something usually is to experience it.

    So you might go over an exercise by talking about it. To go through it again usually means to actually do it again.

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    #4

    Re: go through/go over

    I don't agree. I think that, while "go through" can mean doing it again, it often means exactly the same as "go over".

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    #5

    Re: go through/go over

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I don't agree. I think that, while "go through" can mean doing it again, it often means exactly the same as "go over".
    You could be right. Now excuse me while I go over my notes and go through withdrawal....
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 22-Aug-2014 at 20:15. Reason: Removed self-made emoticon

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