Does Over mean Because of?
In some cases over can mean because of. However, the word over alone cannot mean because of, it has to have a verb.
You have to put a verb in front of over, and a noun after, in order to achieve the meaning because of. Usually
- getting over,
- fighting over,
- arguing over,
and other verb forms that entail some kind of disagreement, mean because of.
- They were fighting over her.
- There was an argument over who gets the raise.
- He won’t feel happy until he gets over her.