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

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visit sth on/upon sb

old use or formal
phrasal verb with visit uk   us   /ˈvɪz.ɪt/ verb
to ​causedamage 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.
(Definition of visit sth on/upon sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “visit sth on/upon sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使坏事)降临到…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使壞事)降臨到…
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