upon

əˈpɔn

Перевод:

Preposition: на по после в

Фразы:

binding upon both parties - обязательный для обеих сторон

to call upon - предоставлять слово

to do smth. under / upon compulsion - сделать что-л. по принуждению

count upon a statute - ссылка на закон

on / upon demobilization - после демобилизации

to depend upon smb. for advice - зависеть от чьего-л. мнения, совета

to be upon the die - быть поставленным на карту

to dilate on / upon smth. - пространно говорить о чём-л.

to have a disadvantageous effect upon smb. - оказывать неблагоприятное воздействие на кого-л.

to throw discredit upon smth. - подвергать что-л. сомнению

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Примеры:

Winter is almost upon us. - Зима уже совсем близко.

She was seated upon a throne. - Её посадили на трон.

We are completely dependent upon your help. - Мы полностью зависим от вашей помощи.

He carefully placed the vase upon the table. - Он осторожно поставил вазу на стол.

Kingston upon Thames - Кингстон-на-Темзе

Brandon threw him upon the ground. - Брэндон швырнул его на землю.

Burton upon Trent - Бертон-на-Тренте

That kind of behavior is frowned upon. - Такого рода поведение не одобряется.

She was admitted to his office immediately upon her arrival. - Её пустили к нему в кабинет, как только она пришла.

They built their city upon a cliff overlooking the sea. - Они построили свой город на отвесной скале, возвышающейся над морем.

an assault upon traditional values - нападки на традиционные ценности

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Связанные термины:

come upon: If you come upon someone or something, you meet them or find them by chance .

look upon: to think of ( as ); consider

play upon: To play upon something means the same as toplay on it.

put upon: If you are put-upon, you are treated badly by someone who takes advantage of your willingness to help them.

set upon: If you are set upon by people, they make a sudden and unexpected physical attack on you.

frown upon: If something is frowned upon or is frowned on people disapprove of it.

thrust upon: If something is thrust upon you, you are forced to have it, deal with it, or experience it.

upon my soul!: an exclamation of surprise

upon my word!: on my honour

act on: to regulate one's behaviour in accordance with ( advice, information, etc)

fix on: If you fix on a particular thing, you decide that it is the one you want and will have.

light on: If you light on something or light upon it, you suddenly notice it or find it.

sit on: If you say that someone is sitting on something, you mean that they are delaying dealing with it.

Berwick-upon-Tweed: a town in N England, in N Northumberland at the mouth of the Tweed : much involved in border disputes between England and Scotland between the 12th and 16th centuries; neutral territory 1551–1885. Pop: 12 870 (2001)

Burton-upon-Trent: a town in W central England, in E Staffordshire : famous for brewing . Pop: 43 784 (2001)

Kingston upon Hull: a unitary authority in NE England, in the East Riding of Yorkshire : formerly (1974–96) part of the county of Humberside . Pop: 247 900 (2003 est). Area: 71 sq km (27 sq miles)

once upon a time: Once upon a time is used to indicate that something happened or existed a long time ago or in an imaginary world. It is often used at the beginning of children's stories.

take upon oneself: to take the responsibility for; accept as a charge

(upon) my word!: indeed! really !

call on: If you call on someone to do something or call upon them to do it, you say publicly that you want them to do it.

dawn on: If a fact or idea dawns on you, you realize it.

dwell on: to think, speak, or write at length

enter on: to begin ; set out on; start

fall on: If you fall on something when it arrives or appears, you eagerly seize it or welcome it.

feed on: to take as food; eat

hang on: If you ask someone to hang on, you ask them to wait or stop what they are doing or saying for a moment .

hit on: If you hit on an idea or a solution to a problem, or hit upon it, you think of it.

lean on: If you lean on someone or lean upon them, you depend on them for support and encouragement.

look on: If you look on while something happens, you watch it happening without taking part yourself.

on oath: under the obligation of an oath

pitch on: to determine or decide

seize on: If you seize on something or seize upon it, you show great interest in it, often because it is useful to you.

trade on: If someone trades on something, they make use of it for their own advantage, often in an unfair way.

wait on: If you are waiting on something, you are waiting for it to happen, for example before you do or decide anything.

work on: to persuade or influence or attempt to persuade or influence

Kingston upon Thames: a borough of SW Greater London, on the River Thames : formed in 1965 by the amalgamation of several former boroughs of Surrey ; administrative centre of Surrey. Pop: 150 400 (2003 est). Area: 38 sq km (15 sq miles)

Newcastle upon Tyne: a port in NE England in Newcastle upon Tyne unitary authority, Tyne and Wear, near the mouth of the River Tyne opposite Gateshead : Roman remains ; engineering industries, including ship repairs ; two universities (1937, 1992). Pop: 189 863 (2001)

Richmond-upon-Thames: a borough of Greater London, on the River Thames : formed in 1965 by the amalgamation of Barnes, Richmond, and Twickenham ; site of Hampton Court Palace and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew . Pop: 179 200 (2003 est). Area: 55 sq km (21 sq miles)

Staines-upon-Thames: a town in SE England, in N Surrey . Pop: 50 538 (2001)

Stratford-upon-Avon: town in S Warwickshire, England, on the Avon : birthplace & burial place of Shakespeare : pop. of county district (called Stratford-on-Avon ) 106,000

think on (or upon): to give thought or consideration to

border on: If you talk about a characteristic or situation bordering on something, usually something that you consider bad, you mean that it is almost that thing.

chance on: to come upon by accident

count on: If you count on something or count upon it, you expect it to happen and include it in your plans .

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