all over

all over
all over
A adj (finished) fini ; when it's all over quand tout sera fini.
B adv
1 (everywhere) partout ; to be trembling all over trembler de partout ;
2 (to a T) that's Mary all over! c'est Mary tout craché!
C prep
1 lit partout dans [room, town, country] ; all over China partout en Chine ; I have spots all over my arms j'ai des boutons partout sur les bras ; ⇒ place, walk, write ;
2 fig (known in) to be all over [news, secret] faire le tour de [village, office] ;
3 (fawning over) to be all over sb être aux petits soins pour qn ; they were all over each other ils n'arrêtaient pas de se bécoter .

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