fall on/upon sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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fall on/upon sth

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


If ​youreyesfall on something, or ​yoursight, ​eyes, etc. ​fall on something, you ​see and ​notice it: Her ​gazefell upon a ​smallbox at the back of the ​shop.


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