French translation of 'upon'
1. (= on) sur
upon doing sth en faisant qch
to be upon sb (= imminent) approcher
Christmas is upon us. Noël approche.
3. (with repeated noun)
layer upon layer couche sur couche
row upon row une rangée après l’autre
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Example Sentences Including 'upon'
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These images are projected on to screens, and the audience projects its own feelings and fantasies on to those images, layer upon layer upon layer.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
Most large companies have taken the latter route, layering software platform upon platform.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The moment is nearly upon us.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Barely have one's mental sports injuries healed before another supposed epic is upon us.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Build them up, layer upon layer, as your life evolves.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
But with the hol nearly upon us, we have some solutions.The Sun (2016)
Call it what you will, it is upon us.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The day of reckoning for the free press will soon be upon us.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
The heist is upon us in the final part of this drama.The Sun (2012)
The reps encouraged us to complain upon our return as they felt their views were being ignored.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They don't understand that taking back our femininity is not the same as having it imposed upon us.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Thousands of people died in the catastrophe and their bodies were covered up by layer upon layer of ash.The Sun (2014)
Who decided to inflict more of this upon us?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
A double failure this week might confirm a new age is truly upon us.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Autumn is almost upon us.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But spring is here now, the fighting season is upon us.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I barely blinked and they were upon us.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is a dizzy place, with views that stretch across layer upon layer of mountain ridges.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The age of the starlet was upon us.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The long, dark nights of winter are upon us.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This is shown most clearly in his own works, which are made from layer upon layer of miniature wooden shingles.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I knew then that terrible times were upon us.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It has instead been the foundation stone upon which layers of experience have been carefully grafted.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Soon it will be upon us and at last we can get back into our shorts.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The importance of nature is forced upon us by extreme stress.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
And surely the answer is upon us.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Certainly, their reluctance reflects as much upon us as it does upon them.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The shadow of the 2008 crisis is still upon us but banks have been made significantly safer.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Few people can summon character in crisis that wasn't added layer upon layer throughout the rest of life.Christianity Today (2000)
As we dug ourselves in we found them in layers stacked one upon the top of another.Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)
What a cataract of disaster has poured out upon us since then.Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)
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'upon' in Other Languages
British English: upon /əˈpɒn/ PREPOSITION
Upon means the same as on.
He stood upon the bridge.
- American English: upon
- Arabic: عَلَى
- Brazilian Portuguese: em
- Chinese: 在…之上
- Croatian: na
- Czech: na
- Danish: på
- Dutch: op
- European Spanish: en
- Finnish: -llasilla[lla]
- French: à
- German: auf
- Greek: πάνω
- Italian: sopra
- Japanese: ･･･の上に
- Korean: 위에
- Norwegian: på
- Polish: na
- European Portuguese: em
- Romanian: pe
- Russian: на
- Spanish: sobre
- Swedish: på
- Thai: บน
- Turkish: üzerinde
- Ukrainian: на
- Vietnamese: ở trên
Translation of upon from the Collins English to French
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