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visit sth on/upon sb

old use or formal
verb uk phrasal verb with visit   /ˈvɪz.ɪt/ us  
to cause damage to a place or to harm a person: He left in 1983, horrified by the devastation that warfare and famine had visited on his homeland.
Translations of “visit sth on/upon sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) (使壞事)降臨到…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使坏事)降临到…
(Definition of visit sth on/upon sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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