English to French Meaning :: upon

Upon :
sur
sur, à - sursur
 
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Preposition(1) At the time of

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(1) It is a seed of hope within what you rightly describe as a society based upon violence.(2) I will have to travel a distance to make it there and do not want to find it closed upon arrival.(3) A school's dependence upon parental support(4) They look upon him as a political sage, a voice of freedom, a speaker of truth to power.(5) He fell down upon his knees(6) Part of the city and a theme park will be built upon artificial islands on the lake.(7) She had a core of inner strength and she could be relied upon if you really needed help or you were in a mess.(8) Upon the whole(9) It also drew upon his undoubted gifts as a poet and his intuitive genius as an historian.(10) Easter is almost upon us and with it will come the full blast of the tourist trade.(11) I take it upon myself to guide her there, and follow the signs until we reach a doorway.(12) Upon her hearing of his illness(13) Have mercy upon me(14) It was based upon two principles(15) Upon request(16) It's a radio show that's been going for year upon year but very few people listen to it.
Related Words
(1) once upon a time ::
il était une fois
(2) upon request ::
à la demande
(3) call upon ::
inviter
(4) upon arrival ::
à l'arrivée
(5) come upon ::
venir sur
(6) look upon ::
regarder
(7) based upon ::
basé sur
(8) look down upon ::
mépriser
(9) rely upon ::
compter sur
Synonyms
M
1. on ::
sur
2. over ::
plus de
3. upon ::
sur
4. up ::
en haut
5. above ::
au dessus
6. atop ::
un haut
7. upstairs ::
en haut
8. a stone's throw ::
un jet de pierre
9. in the vicnity of ::
dans le vicnity de
Different Forms
upon
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Lord, cast your light upon me.

Lord, cast your light UPON me.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 5


I am bound upon
a wheel of fire...

I am bound UPON a wheel of fire...

Westworld Season 2, Episode 3


that no wildling ever looked
upon the Wall and lived.

that no wildling ever looked UPON the Wall and lived.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 9


In some places,
the highborn frown upon those of low birth.

In some places, the highborn frown UPON those of low birth.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 2


...that his mother\'s father sat upon.

...that his mother's father sat UPON.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 7


English to French Dictionary: upon

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