visit on/upon

phrasal verb

visited on/upon; visiting on/upon; visits on/upon
formal + old-fashioned
: to punish (someone) with (something)
The Lord visited a plague upon the city.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, a potential candidate, will visit on Tuesday. Steven Porter,, 17 Apr. 2023 One study found that patients with respiratory infections spend just $79 per visit on average, compared to $146 for a standard exam. Sally Pipes, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2023 Deanne Criswell, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, was also scheduled to visit on Sunday to evaluate the destruction. Dennis Romero, NBC News, 26 Mar. 2023 The East of England Ambulance Service shared more shots from the royal visit on social media, including a photo of the future king with Gaskin and a Union Jack cupcake. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 15 Feb. 2023 Johnson visited campus on Tuesday, following Cudd’s visit on Feb. 9. oregonlive, 14 Feb. 2023 During a visit on Friday to the USS Gabrielle Giffords, which is docked in San Diego, Jill Biden chatted with two people about the Eagles. Tara Kavaler, The Arizona Republic, 7 Feb. 2023 Auburn stayed persistent though, even after Cristobal visited Lew on a home visit on Dec. 3. Nick Alvarez |, al, 13 Dec. 2022 The Utes contingent — Whittingham, along with assistants Morgan Scalley, Jim Harding, Lewis Powell and Freddie Whittingham — made its final visit on Monday night. Josh Newman, The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Dec. 2022 See More

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“Visit on/upon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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