What does fall upon mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall upon, strike, come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, attain, discoververb

    find unexpectedly

    "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"

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  1. fall uponverb

    To fall on; to experience; to suffer.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fall upon in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fall upon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of fall upon in a Sentence

  1. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Finally, remember to blame no one, including yourself, whenever some calamities fall upon you.

  2. Chad Michael Murray:

    Over the course of a few days they are in need of shelter and water and supplies to get across the border so they can run for freedom and be done and they fall upon this home; and basically what goes on inside this home is far more disturbing than anything they could have done. It is kind of that coming age tale of a man and redemption. because I think it’s America! It’s one of those things where we have that, you know, that defines us as a country.

  3. Bob Menendez:

    Stand up for the proposition that we won't let any allies, just because they're an ally, kill, with impunity, a journalist — something that we cherish under our Constitution and the Bill of Rights and the freedom of expression under the First Amendment. And stand up for the proposition that we won't let our bombs fall upon innocent civilians and have the moral responsibility which will be a blemish on our history for years to come.

  4. Agnes Repplier:

    In the stress of modern life, how little room is left for that most comfortable vanity that whispers in our ears that failures are not faults! Now we are taught from infancy that we must rise or fall upon our own merits; that vigilance wins success, and incapacity means ruin.

  5. Unknown:

    For my tears fall upon them, the blood of life awakens them.

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    the largest tarsal bone; forms the human heel
    • A. profaneness
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