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fall on/upon sth

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phrasal verb with fall uk   /fɔːl/  us   /fɑːl/ verb (fell, fallen)

(NOTICE)

If your eyes fall on something, or your sight, eyes, etc. fall on something, you see and notice it: Her gaze fell upon a small box at the back of the shop.

(EAT)

to start to eat food eagerly: They fell on the bread as if they hadn't eaten for days.
Translations of “fall on/upon sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 注意, (目光)落在…上…
in Chinese (Simplified) 注意, (目光)落在…上…
(Definition of fall on/upon sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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