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Apr
11
comment “Run over XXX” or “run XXX over”
Interesting indeed. One can, however, say Please run over it. I wonder if this is more down to the fact that off it is the dominant idiom in that case. I agree with it being a matter of style, hence my comment.
Apr
11
comment “Run over XXX” or “run XXX over”
This is correct, but putting the preposition to the end is clunky and grates. The reason being it requires the absence of a noun to remove a potential ambiguity, which is not very neat. Consider: We ran the dog over the hill. I would always use We ran over the dog and rephrase it if @Barrie England's ambiguity was an issue.