|over the hill
||too old, on his last legs
||At 35, he was over the hill - too old to play pro soccer.
|over the hump
||past the difficult part, into an easier phase
||After saving $2000, I was over the hump. I could pay the tuition.
|over the rainbow
||eccentric, weird, a bit off, spinny
||Aunt Freda? She's been over the rainbow for years, poor lady.
|over the top
||too much, exaggerated, ham it up, a send-up
||His interpretation of Hamlet was over the top. Hamlet is a tragic
figure, not a comic figure.
||completed, finished, over and done with
||Now that the trial is over with, we can return to a normal life.
||work too hard, become too tired
||The doctor said I can work in the garden if I don't overdo it.
||cranky, unco-operative, negative
||When Herb gets drunk he gets owly - kind of stubborn.
||giving what you got, tit for tat
||She hurt me so I'll hurt her - give her some of her own medicine!
||admit a mistake, come clean
||If Jason is involved in the crime, he'll own up. He'll tell the police.
|own worst enemy
||create our own problems, prevent our own success
||A smoker is his own worst enemy. He's harming himself.