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2006.07.05(Review of 2001.07.11 edition)

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Today we launch a three-part series on the word over - a little word that's surprisingly versatile. We hope you like it!

Today's Lesson
OVER (= more than)   〜より多く、〜を超えて

Explanation

  • Over can be used to mean “more than”.
  • over には、〜より多く、〜を超えて、という意味があります。

examples

  1. They say that there are now over 750 billionaires in the world. I wish I was one of them!
  2. Passengers with luggage over 65 pounds have to pay an excess-baggage fee of $100.
  3. MOTORIST: What's the problem, officer?
    POLICEMAN: You were driving over 50 miles per hour. The speed limit here is 35.
  4. I got to the doctor's office at 9:30 and didn't see the doctor until 12:45. I had to wait over 3 hours!

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