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Re: Get run over

Posted by R. Berg on December 16, 2002

In Reply to: Get run over posted by tamio on December 16, 2002

: Does anyone know the meaning of "get run over"?

: In this case:

: "We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over."

: Thanks in advance

Getting run over means being in a traffic accident. A car or other vehicle will "run over" (knock down and drive over the body of) a person standing in the road.