Examples of upon in a Sentence
He carefully placed the vase upon the table.
They built their city upon a cliff overlooking the sea.
She was seated upon a throne.
an assault upon traditional values
She was admitted to his office immediately upon her arrival.
That kind of behavior is frowned upon.
Recent Examples of upon from the Web
For a few blissful moments upon being joined by LeBron James on Sunday night, the Lakers once again felt like basketball’s palace.
The three bishops-elect are to replace George Rassas and Francis Kane, who, upon reaching retirement age, both submitted letters to the pope requesting resignation, according to Anne Maselli, a spokeswoman for the archdiocese.
According to court records, a woman was delivering food to Maxwell's apartment and upon arriving, was met with him pointing a silver handgun to her head.
Orf has been defying the odds since signing with the Brewers in June 2013 upon finishing his career at Baylor and giving up catching after Tommy John surgery.
Processor-wise, the Core i7-8750G is a speedy quad-core processor — that part is well-known — but there is little (if any) crapware installed upon first booting the XPS 15 2-in-1.
Judges can earn $150 for each election, contingent upon attending a training class.
Blowfish Effervescent Tabs Bill of Goods: Drop two tabs into some water upon waking and wanting to die.
Given Leonard’s reported desire to play in purple and gold upon reaching free agency, the Lakers are the one team that is free to negotiate without any degree of restraint.
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UPON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of upon for English Language Learners
—used to say that someone or something is very close or has arrived
—used to emphasize something that is repeated many times
UPON Defined for Kids
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