walk over

walk over
beat easily

The local team walked over their old rivals for the championship

Derivationally related forms: ↑walkover
Hypernyms: ↑beat, ↑beat out, ↑crush, ↑shell, ↑trounce, ↑vanquish
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something


Somebody ——s somebody

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I. phrasal also walk all over
: to disregard the wishes or feelings of : treat badly

in those days the histrionic possibilities of young children were unsuspected by the parents and schoolmasters who walked over them — H.G.Wells

II. intransitive verb
of a racehorse : to go over a course at a walk so as to be judged the winner of a race in which there is no other starter

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walk over
1. To cross or traverse
2. To win an uncontested race
3. To have an easy victory or easy success (informal)
4. To beat easily (informal)
5. (also walk all over) to disregard the rights or feelings of (informal)
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Main Entry:walk

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ˌwalk ˈover [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they walk over he/she/it walks over present participle walking over past tense walked over past participle walked over] phrasal verb
to treat someone badly and to make them do what you want without respect for their feelings
walk all over someone:

I’m not about to let them walk all over me.

Thesaurus: to show that you do not respect someone or somethingsynonym
Main entry: walk

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informal another way of saying walk all over

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walk over [phrasal verb]
walk (all) over (someone) informal : to not consider the wishes or feelings of (someone) : to treat (someone) very badly

Don't let people walk all over you! Stand up for yourself!

They thought they could just walk right over us.

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Main Entry:walk

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • walk-over — easy victory, 1838, such as one that happens in the absence of competitors, when the solitary starter can traverse the course at a walk. Transf. sense of anything accomplished with great ease is attested from 1902. To walk (all) over (someone)… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Walk-over — (engl., spr. ūaok ōwer, »über [die Bah] gehen«), Ausdruck der Turfsprache, wird gebraucht, wenn nur ein einziges Pferd für ein Rennen am Ablaufsposten erscheint …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • walk over — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms walk over : present tense I/you/we/they walk over he/she/it walks over present participle walking over past tense walked over past participle walked over walk over someone to treat someone badly and to make… …   English dictionary

  • walk over — PHRASAL VERB If someone walks over you, they treat you very badly. [INFORMAL] [V P n] Do you think you can walk over me? Well, you won t, ever!... [V P n] You let your children walk all over you …   English dictionary

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  • walk over — verb a) To easily defeat. walk over the bridge b) To dominate, treat (someone) as inferior …   Wiktionary

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