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upon 中文

EN[əˈpɒn]
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在...之上
  • 副词 (Adverb)
    1. Being the target of an action.
      1. He was set upon by the agitated dogs
    2. Incidental to a specified point in time or order of action; usually combined with here-, there- or where-.
      1. The clock struck noon, whereupon the students proceeded to lunch.
  • 介系词 (Preposition)
    1. Being above and in contact with another.
      1. Place the book upon the table. ‎
    2. Being directly supported by another.
      1. The crew set sail upon the sea. ‎
      2. She balanced upon one foot. ‎
    3. Being followed by another so as to form a series.
      1. hours upon hours, years upon years
    4. At a prescribed point in time.
      1. The contract was rendered void upon his death. ‎
    5. On.
      1. Although the Celebrity was almost impervious to sarcasm, he was now beginning to exhibit visible signs of uneasiness, the consciousness dawning upon him that his eccentricity was not receiving the ovation it merited.
  • 更多范例
    1. 用于句中
      • Our "music" consisted of a bass-drum, which was tortured by the clown; a fish-horn beautifully played upon by Sam Palmer; a dinner-bell whose din was extracted by Jack Adams.
      • His infamous behaviour only redounded back upon him when he was caught.
      • Ye all doat upon him, but he's not the Man you take him for.
    2. 用于句首
      • Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost.
      • Upon a hanging ledge of rock unstable, / Th' unsurest spot that may in earth be found, / Showing to all that she is never stable.
      • Upon the occasion of his first publication he quit his day job, only to find that Grub Street wasn't lined with manors and villas but hovels and slums.
    3. 用于句尾
      • Because of the professor's venerability his opinion was often asked, but his actual attendance in committee meetings was not insisted upon.
      • Baiting fish is not illegal in this state, but strongly frowned upon.

Meaning of upon for the defined word.

在语法上,这个单字"upon"是一个副词,更具体地来说,是一个不可比的副词。它同时也是一个介系词
  • 词类阶层 (Part-of-Speech Hierarchy)
    1. 副词
      • 不可比的副词
      • 介系词
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      5. en upon the whole
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