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    Over the summer

    What is "over" in the following sentence and what does it mean.

    They bought a new house and they moved in over the summer.

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    Re: Over the summer

    It means during the course of.
    Here, it means that it took them a while to move all their furniture and belongings to the new house, it wasn't instant. The move took a while (e.g. a few weeks), and it happened in the summer.

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    Re: Over the summer

    During the summer period.

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