I've been wondering about the different senses of OVER an how they all fit together. Look at these different senses of the phrasal verb BE OVER:
Where is Joe? - He's over at his friend's house.
I've been promoted. I'm now over the whole company.
The break-up was rough for awhile. But I'm over it now.
It took me a week, but I'm now over the flu.
When the movie is over I will come home.
The scarf is over her shoulders.
I can't focus very well. My mind is all over the place today.
Are there any patterns?
I returned to my trusty spatial primitives: PATH, CONTAINER, OBJECT, SURFACE, UP-DOWN AXIS etc. Here's what I came up with:
It's not perfect, so I'm attaching a copy of the powerpoint so that you can adapt it for your own classroom. Enjoy!