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  1. matilda

    Talking 90-upon or on

    Dear all


    What does (to be imposed upon) mean?
    There is a stress on the preposition (upon). I want to know if there is any difference between when this verb comes with (upon) and when it comes with (on).

    Thanks all


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    Re: 90-upon or on

    Not really- 'upon' can generally be replaced with 'on'. However, in the case you mention, I would use 'upon' if there was nothing after it:
    I was imposed upon.
    It was imposed on/upon us.


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