descend on/upon sb/sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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descend on/upon sb/sth

phrasal verb with descend uk   us   /dɪˈsend/ verb
If a ​group of ​peopledescend on a ​place or ​person, they ​arrive, usually without ​warning or without being ​invited: Sorry to ​descend on you like this, but we didn't have a ​phone to ​call you. The ​policedescended on the ​house in the early ​hours of the ​morning.
(Definition of descend on/upon sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “descend on/upon sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然造访,突然到达…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然造訪,突然到達…
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