dwell on/upon

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of dwell on/upon

: to think or talk about (something) for a long time
  • There is no need to dwell on the past.
  • Don't dwell upon your mistakes.

Word by Word Definitions

dwell play
  1. : to remain for a time

  2. : to live as a resident

  3. : exist, lie

upon play
  1. : on

  1. : on the surface : on it

  2. : thereafter, thereon


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