|out to lunch
||not working effectively, not with it
||The Service Manager is out to lunch. He's not helpful.
|out to win
||wanting to win, competitive
||When Jon plays checkers, he's out to win. He's a competitor.
||perform better than before, do your personal best
||Don't try to outdo yourself every time you run. Just jog sometimes.
||play better than the opponent
||The Flames outplayed the Kings in the third period of the game.
|over and done with
||done and forgotten, out of the way
||We were glad when the trial was over and done with - finished.
|over and out
||message complete, signing off
||"Over and out," the radio operator said when he completed his call.
||eggs fried on both sides without breaking the yolks
||"How would you like your eggs?" "Over easy, please - on toast."
|over my dead body
||do not try to do it, I'll stop you
||"I want to marry your sister." "Over my dead body!"
|over my head
||I do not understand, too deep for me
||That lesson went over my head. Did you understand it?
|over the edge
||become ill or unable to cope, around the bend
||Poor Ernst went over the edge when his twin brother died.