HyperDic: bowl_over

English > 2 senses of the expression bowl over:
VERBmotionbowl over, overturn, tip over, turn over, upset, knock over, tump overcause to overturn from an upright or normal position
cognitionbowl over, flabbergast, boggleovercome with amazement
English > bowl over: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningCause to overturn from an upright or normal position.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsoverturn, tip over, turn over, upset, knock over, tump over
Cause tooverturn, turn over, tip over, tump overTurn from an upright or normal position
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Similar tooverturn, turn over, tip over, tump overTurn from an upright or normal position
Spanishinvertir, revolver, volcar
Catalanbolcar, invertir, regirar, remoure, tombar
English > bowl over: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningOvercome with amazement.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will bowl over him; The good news will bowl over her; The performance is likely to bowl over Sue
Synonymsflabbergast, boggle
BroadersurpriseCause to be surprised
Spanishestupefactar, pasmar
Catalanesglaiar, espantar, estupefactar

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