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  • 61Once Upon a Time in Texas — Heroes episode Sylar catches Hiro off guard and pins him against a bus …

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  • 62chance\ upon — • chance (up)on v To happen to find or meet; find or meet by accident. On our vacation we chanced upon an interesting antique store. Mary dropped her ring in the yard, and Mother chanced on it as she was raking. Syn.: happen on Compare: run into …

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  • 63alight upon — alight (up)on (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb Archaic. To find or meet by chance: bump into, chance on (or upon), come across, come on (or upon), find, happen on (or upon), light on (or upon), run across, run into, stumble on (or upon), tumble on.… …

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  • 64light upon — light (up)on (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To find or meet by chance: bump into, chance on (or upon), come across, come on (or upon), find, happen on (or upon), run across, run into, stumble on (or upon), tumble on. Archaic: alight on (or upon).… …

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  • 65stumble upon — stumble (up)on (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To find or meet by chance: bump into, chance on (or upon), come across, come on (or upon), find, happen on (or upon), light on (or upon), run across, run into, tumble on. Archaic: alight on (or upon).… …

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  • 66pass on or upon — (Active.) 1. Befall, happen to, come upon. 2. Impose upon, palm upon, palm off upon, practise artfully, put upon …

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  • 67rely on/upon — [phrasal verb] 1 rely on/upon (someone or something) 1 a : to need (someone or something) for support, help, etc. : to depend on (someone or something) My mother relied on me for financial support. They rely on a well for all their water. She… …

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  • 68To turn upon — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man… …

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  • 69come upon — verb a) To come across; to encounter; to stumble upon; to discover or find, especially by chance or accident. We came upon the skeleton while we were hiking. b) …

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  • 70visit upon — phrasal verb visit on or visit upon [transitive, usually passive] Word forms visit on : present tense I/you/we/they visit on he/she/it visits on present participle visiting on past tense visited on past participle visited on mainly literary visit …

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  • 71count on/upon — 1 you can count on me: RELY ON, depend on, bank on, trust (in), be sure of, have (every) confidence in, believe in, put one s faith in, take for granted, take as read. 2 they hadn t counted on Rangers indomitable spirit: EXPECT, r …

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  • 72light on/upon — COME ACROSS, chance on, hit on, happen on, stumble on/across, blunder on, find, discover, uncover, come up with. → light * * * light on/upon [phrasal verb] light on/upon (something) : to find or see (something) by chance Researchers have lit upon …

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  • 73visit upon — ˈvisit on ˈvisit upon [transitive] usually passive [present tense I/you/we/they visit on he/she/it visits on present participle visiting on …

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  • 74be conditioned on/upon — formal used to say that something will happen only if something else also happens Payment is conditioned on/upon completion of the project. [=if you complete the project, you will be paid] • • • Main Entry: ↑condition …

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  • 75(almost) upon you — (almost) uˈpon you idiom if sth in the future is almost upon you, it is going to arrive or happen very soon • The summer season was almost upon them again. Main entry: ↑uponidiom …

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  • 76hit\ upon — • hit (up)on v To happen to meet, find, or reach; to choose or think by chance, John hit on a business that was just starting to grow rapidly. There seemed to be several explanations of the crime, but the detectives hit on the right one the first …

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  • 77To run upon sorts — Sort Sort, n. [F. sorie (cf. It. sorta, sorte), from L. sors, sorti, a lot, part, probably akin to serere to connect. See {Series}, and cf. {Assort}, {Consort}, {Resort}, {Sorcery}, {Sort} lot.] 1. A kind or species; any number or collection of… …

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  • 78count upon — phrasal verb count on or count upon [transitive] Word forms count on : present tense I/you/we/they count on he/she/it counts on present participle counting on past tense counted on past participle counted on 1) a) count on someone to depend on… …

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  • 79chance on/upon — COME ACROSS/UPON, run across/into, happen on, light on, stumble on, find by chance, meet (by chance); informal bump into; archaic run against. → chance …

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  • 80come — v 1. approach, near, draw near, close, close in, bear down upon; advance, make for, move toward, press upon. 2. arrive, enter, check in, clock in, punch in, ring in, sign in, pull in, roll in, Inf. hit town, Sl. blow in; appear, turn up, show up …

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