Definition of fall on/upon
1 : to begin to experience (something) : to meet with (an experience) We fell on hard times after I lost my job. The company fell upon some unexpected competition.
2 : to notice (something) especially without wanting or trying to Her eyes/glance fell on the letter on his desk.
3fall on/upon (someone) : to attack (someone) suddenly They fell on the enemy soldiers and killed every one of them.
Word by Word Definitions
: to descend freely by the force of gravity
: to hang freely
: to drop oneself to a lower position
: the act of falling by the force of gravity
: a falling out, off, or away : dropping
: the season when leaves fall from trees : autumn
: of, relating to, or suitable for autumn
: on the surface : on it
: thereafter, thereon
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