fall all over

{v. phr.}, {informal} To show too much love or thanks toward (someone). * /She must love him. Every time you see them, she's falling all over him./ * /When Bob found the lady's ring and returned it, she fell all over him./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • fall all over to — fall all over (yourself) (to (do something)) to put too much energy into something in order to get attention or approval. Janice fell all over herself trying to impress my parents. Usage notes: usually used in a negative way, as in the example… …   New idioms dictionary

  • fall all over — {v. phr.}, {informal} To show too much love or thanks toward (someone). * /She must love him. Every time you see them, she s falling all over him./ * /When Bob found the lady s ring and returned it, she fell all over him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall all over — verb display excessive love or show excessive gratitude towards This student falls all over her former professor when she sees him • Hypernyms: ↑interact • Verb Frames: Somebody s somebody …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall all over yourself — fall (all) over yourself : to be very eager or too eager Fans were falling over themselves trying to meet the basketball star. Reviewers are falling all over themselves to praise her latest novel. • • • Main Entry: ↑fall …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall all over yourself to do something — fall all over (yourself) (to (do something)) to put too much energy into something in order to get attention or approval. Janice fell all over herself trying to impress my parents. Usage notes: usually used in a negative way, as in the example… …   New idioms dictionary

  • fall all over to do something — fall all over (yourself) (to (do something)) to put too much energy into something in order to get attention or approval. Janice fell all over herself trying to impress my parents. Usage notes: usually used in a negative way, as in the example… …   New idioms dictionary

  • fall all over yourself to — fall all over (yourself) (to (do something)) to put too much energy into something in order to get attention or approval. Janice fell all over herself trying to impress my parents. Usage notes: usually used in a negative way, as in the example… …   New idioms dictionary

  • fall all over (yourself) — (to (do something)) to put too much energy into something in order to get attention or approval. Janice fell all over herself trying to impress my parents. Usage notes: usually used in a negative way, as in the example Related vocabulary: bend… …   New idioms dictionary

  • fall (all) over oneself — idi fall (all) over oneself, to behave with excessive deference; toady …   From formal English to slang

  • fall\ all\ over\ someone — v. phr. informal To show too much love or thanks toward (someone). She must love him. Every time you see them, she s falling all over him. When Bob found the lady s ring and returned it, she fell all over him …   Словарь американских идиом


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