set on/upon sb Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “set on/upon sb” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "set on/upon sb" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

set on/upon sb

phrasal verb with set uk   /set/ us   /set/ verb present participle setting, past tense and past participle set
[often passive] to attack someone: He was set upon by a vicious dog.
to surround or catch someone and prevent them from escaping: As he left the theatre, the singer was set upon by fans desperate for autographs.
(Definition of set on/upon sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de set on/upon sb
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Aprende más 

Palabra del día

sunscreen

a substance that you put on your skin to prevent it from being damaged by the sun

Palabra del día

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Aprende más