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set upon

  

      vb   intr, prep   to attack  
three thugs set upon him     
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upon  
      prep  
1       another word for       on  
2    indicating a position reached by going up  
climb upon my knee     
3    imminent for  
the weekend was upon us again     
     (C13: from up + on)  


Berwick-upon-Tweed  
      n   a town in N England, in N Northumberland at the mouth of the Tweed: much involved in border disputes between England and Scotland between the 12th and 16th centuries; neutral territory 1551--1885. Pop.: 13544 (1991),   (Also called)    Berwick  
Burton-upon-Trent  
      n   a town in W central England, in E Staffordshire: famous for brewing. Pop.: 60525 (1991)  
come upon  
      vb   intr, prep   to meet or encounter unexpectedly  
I came upon an old friend in the street today     
Kingston upon Hull  
      n  
1       the official name of       Hull   1  
2    a unitary authority in NE England, in the East Riding of Yorkshire: formerly (1974--96) part of the county of Humberside. Pop.: 265000 (1994 est.). Area: 71 sq. km (27 sq. miles)  
Kingston upon Thames  
      n   a borough of SW Greater London, on the River Thames: formed in 1965 by the amalgamation of several former boroughs of Surrey. Pop.: 138500 (1994 est.). Area: 38 sq. km (15 sq. miles)  
Newcastle upon Tyne  
      n  
1    a port in NE England in Newcastle upon Tyne unitary authority, Tyne and Wear, near the mouth of the River Tyne opposite Gateshead: Roman remains; engineering industries, including ship repairs; two universities. Pop.: 189150 (1991),   (Often shortened to)    Newcastle  
2    a unitary authority in NE England, in Tyne and Wear. Pop.: 283100 (1995 est.). Area: 112 sq. km (43 sq. miles)  
put upon  
      vb   intr, prep, usually passive  
1    to presume on (a person's generosity, good nature, etc.); take advantage of  
he's always being put upon     
2    to impose hardship on; maltreat  
he was sorely put upon     
set upon  
      vb   intr, prep   to attack  
three thugs set upon him     

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set upon

  
  
ambush, assail, assault, attack, beat up, fall upon, go for, lay into     (informal)   mug     (informal)   put the boot in     (slang)   set about, turn on, work over     (slang)  

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count on      , upon         
bank on, believe (in), depend on, lean on, pin one's faith on, reckon on, rely on, take for granted, take on trust, trust  


act upon  
    act on  
put-upon     
abused, beset, exploited, harried, imposed upon, inconvenienced, overworked, put-out, saddled, taken advantage of, taken for a fool, taken for granted, troubled  
set upon     
ambush, assail, assault, attack, beat up, fall upon, go for, lay into     (informal)   mug     (informal)   put the boot in     (slang)   set about, turn on, work over     (slang)  

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