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    Question 24

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    Is " to overcome " = " to get over " ?
    Is " to overcome " = " to overpass " ?

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    Re: Question 24

    As far as I know, "to overcome" is pretty much the same as "to get over".
    I have never heard of "to overpass" before - just "overpass" as in "crossover" or "conviction"...

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    Re: Question 24

    Quote Originally Posted by Mauricio67 View Post
    Please :

    Is " to overcome " = " to get over " ? Not exactly.
    Is " to overcome " = " to overpass " ? No.
    Overcome can mean:

    -prevail
    -rise above adversity
    -overpower


    Overpass is a noun, not a verb. An overpass is a bridge that goes over another highway.

    Passover is the Jewish holiday depicted in da Vinci's "The Last Supper."

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    Re: Question 24

    Once I overcame my initial nerves I found sky-diving to be an exhilarating experience!


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