all over with
   death for
   From the meaning, finished, but showing little faith in the hereafter:
    Then with a groan, his head jerked back, and it was all over with him. (A. C. Doyle, 1895)

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  • All over — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • all over — {adv. phr.} 1. In every part; everywhere. * /He has a fever and aches all over./ * /I have looked all over for my glasses./ Compare: FAR AND WIDE. 2. {informal} In every way; completely. * /She is her mother all over./ 3. {informal} Coming into… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all over — {adv. phr.} 1. In every part; everywhere. * /He has a fever and aches all over./ * /I have looked all over for my glasses./ Compare: FAR AND WIDE. 2. {informal} In every way; completely. * /She is her mother all over./ 3. {informal} Coming into… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all over — I. adverb Date: 15th century 1. over the whole extent < decorated all over with a flower pattern > 2. everywhere < looked all over for the book > 3. in every respect ; thoroughly < she is her mother all over > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • All over — All All, adv. 1. Wholly; completely; altogether; entirely; quite; very; as, all bedewed; my friend is all for amusement. And cheeks all pale. Byron. [1913 Webster] Note: In the ancient phrases, all too dear, all too much, all so long, etc., this… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • All Over Me — Infobox Film name = All Over Me caption = Movie poster director = Alex Sichel producer = Dolly Hall writer = Sylvia Sichel narrator = starring = Alison Folland Tara Subkoff music = Leisha Hailey Miki Navazio cinematography = Joe DeSalvo editing …   Wikipedia

  • All Over Again — Infobox Single Name = All Over Again Artist = Ronan Keating and Kate Rusby from Album = Bring You Home Released = May 29 2006 Format = CD single: Worldwide Digital download: Worldwide Recorded = 2005 ndash;2006 Genre = Pop Length = 4:31 Label =… …   Wikipedia

  • All Over the Guy — Infobox Film name = All Over the Guy caption = Theatrical release poster imdb id = 0250202 producer = Susan Deitz Juan Mas Dan Bucatinsky Susan Dietz Donnie Land Juan A. Mas director = Julie Davis writer = Dan Bucatinsky starring = Sasha… …   Wikipedia

  • All Over the World (song) — Infobox Single Name = All Over The World Artist = Electric Light Orchestra from Album = Xanadu B side = Midnight Blue Released = 1980 Format = 7 Recorded = 1980 Musicland Studios Munich Genre = Pop rock Length = 4:02 Label = Jet Records Writer =… …   Wikipedia

  • All Over You (album) — Infobox Album Name = All Over You Type = studio Artist = Chilliwack Released = 1972 Recorded = Can Base Studio, Vancouver Genre = Rock Length = Label = A M Records Producer = Bill Henderson Ross Turney Reviews = Last album = Chilliwack (1971)… …   Wikipedia

  • It is all up with him — Up Up ([u^]p), adv. [AS. up, upp, [=u]p; akin to OFries. up, op, D. op, OS. [=u]p, OHG. [=u]f, G. auf, Icel. & Sw. upp, Dan. op, Goth. iup, and probably to E. over. See {Over}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Aloft; on high; in a direction contrary to that of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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