fall on/upon sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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fall on/upon sb

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phrasal verb with fall uk   /fɔːl/  us   /fɑːl/ verb (fell, fallen)
to ​attack someone ​suddenly and ​unexpectedly: The ​soldiersfell on the ​villagers and ​seized all ​theirweapons.
(Definition of fall on/upon sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fall on/upon sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 袭击,突袭(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 襲擊,突襲(某人)…
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