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Sentence count:272+51 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-03-16Updated:2020-07-24
Similar words: come uponthereuponlook uponfrown uponenter upononce upon a timemake up one's mindstuporMeaning: [əˈpɒn]  prep.1. up and on; upward so as to get or be on: He climbed upon his horse and rode off. 2. in an elevated position on: There is a television antenna upon every house in the neighborhood. 3. in or into complete or approximate contact with, as an attacker or an important or pressing occasion: The enemy was upon us and our soldiers had little time to escape. The Christmas holiday will soon be upon us and we have hardly begun to buy gifts. The time to take action is upon us. 4. immediately or very soon after: She went into mourning upon her husband's death. 5. on the occasion of: She was joyful upon seeing her child take his first steps. 6. on (in any of various senses, used as an equivalent of on with no added idea of ascent or elevation, and preferred in certain cases only for euphonic or metrical reasons): He swore upon his honor as a gentleman.. 
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(1) Lying rides upon debt’s back. 
(2) One lie needs seven lies to wait upon it. 
(3) Change lays not her hand upon truth. 
(4) In a complex world,to insist upon simplicity is foolish. 
(5) Great winds blow upon high hills. 
(6) Let not the sun go down upon thy wrath. 
(7) One woe doth tread upon another’s heels. 
(8) Grief often treads upon the heels of pleasure. 
(9) One misfortune rides upon another’s back. 
(10) He that liveth in court dieth upon straw. 
(11) If you lie upon roses when young, you'll lie upon thorns when old. 
(12) Don’t look upon the vessel, but upon that which it contains. 
(13) All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income. Samuel Butler 
(14) Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; he who would search for pearls must dive below. 
(15) Fortune smiles upon the brave and frowns upon the coward. 
(16) Liars begin by imposing upon others but end by deceiving themselves. 
(17) The sound smites upon the ear.
(18) Misfortunes have rained heavily upon the old man.
(19) This medicine acts upon the heart.
(20) The boy breathed upon a mirror.
(21) He went forth upon a journey to far land.
(22) As you make your bed, so you must lie upon it. 
(23) The sum ofbehavior is to retain a man's own dignity, without in -truing upon the liberty ofothers. 
(24) The sum of behaviour is to retain a man's own dignity, without intruding upon the liberty of others. 
(25) As soon as you have drunk, you turn your back upon the spring. 
(26) The fault of the ass must not be laid upon the packsaddle. 
(27) Knowledge is of two kinds, we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. 
(28) A good book is a best friend who never turns his back upon us. 
(29) Apply yourself to true riches; it is shameful to depend upon silver and gold for a happy life. 
(30) The secret of a good momory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it-- We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds. 
More similar words: come uponthereuponlook uponfrown uponenter upononce upon a timemake up one's mindstupormade up ofbe made up ofponypondweaponponderkeep onsponsorpostponeopponentrespondcomponentsponge offresponsepostponedproponentponderouscorrespondrespondentdespondentresponsivespontaneous
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