Dessus

Par dessus le marché = Into the bargain; Over and above.

Il n'y a rien au dessus de cela = That beats everything.

Sens dessus dessous = All upside down; Topsy-turvy.

Ils ont eu le dessus = They got the best of it.

[Avoir le dessous = to get the worst of it.]

Prendre le dessus = To gain the upper hand.

J'en ai par dessus la tête = I am worried out of my life with it.

Il le fera par dessus l'épaule = He will never do it.

[Comp. “over the left,” in schoolboy slang.]

Il m'a regardé par dessus l'épaule = He looked at me contemptuously.