Michael is pointing at her and Karl, sending the too-tight-suited man hurrying over to them.
Michael is pointing at her and Karl, sending the too-tight-suited man hurrying to them.
what is the difference in meaning?
"over" can be added to verbs of motion to focus on the fact that someone is moving through a distance.
"over" is almost always an unnecessary extra word between a verb of motion and the preposition "to".
We show them hospitality whenever they come over to our place to visit.
Run over to the 7-Eleven and see if they have any cookies.
They went over to the casino to do some gambling.