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  • Chapter 15. Preposition (Cont'd...)

    preposition

    15.7 Appropriate preposition (cont'd...)

    On/upon

    Averaged on someone.
    Based on truth.
    Bent on doing/ going.
    Brood on/over misfortune.
    Enjoy on (imposed) all.
    Frown on/at person.
    Hinge upon the point.
    Inflict on someone.
    Insist on doing.
    Intent on going.
    Prey upon mind.
    (Put) slur on someone.
    Deliberate upon matter.
    Depend on/upon.
    Rely on/upon.
    Dependent on somebody.
    Determined on going home.
    Devolve upon someone.
    Encroach upon/to someone’s right.
    Imposed on/upon.
    Intrude upon person on his leisure into the room.
    Impress a thing on one’s mind, a person with idea.
    Muse on something.
    Rely on his word.
    Fortune smile upon someone.
    Subsist on food.

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