smile on/upon

phrasal verb

smiled on/upon; smiling on/upon; smiles on/upon
: to make (someone or something) have good luck or success
Fortune smiled upon us and we won the lottery.

Examples of smile on/upon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In what may have been the most relatable part of his video, Lenny walked back to his tour bus carrying several bags worth of Buc-ee’s merchandise with a big smile on his face. Abigail Wilt, Southern Living, 27 Mar. 2024 Bebe Hodges The athletic director of Sycamore High School is being remembered for his ability to put a smile on people's faces. The Enquirer, 19 Mar. 2024 Adelson, a tight smile on his face, noted who was already waiting on his porch and who was not. Bishop Sand, Washington Post, 17 Feb. 2024 Her willingness to work on any project and give it her complete dedication with a smile on her face is what places her above all her peers in her field. Heide Janssen, Orange County Register, 17 Mar. 2024 When the final buzzer sounded, Josahn Webster let out a victory cry and looked over at his father and coach, Lloyd Webster, who had a broad smile on his face. Steve Galluzzo, Los Angeles Times, 25 Feb. 2024 At the start of the clip, the grandmother is seen entering the hospital room with a smile on her face, before pausing at the foot of the bed, where the newborn baby girl is resting on a pillow with a blue bow on her head. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 9 Mar. 2024 He can be seen seemingly taunting his opponents mid-fight, rolling his shoulders similar to a dance move and fighting with a broad smile on his face. Ben Morse, CNN, 7 Mar. 2024 Kate is wearing sunglasses and appears to have a touch of a smile on her face. Sara Vallone, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 5 Mar. 2024

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“Smile on/upon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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