Functions of 'Upon'
'Upon' as a Preposition
Mainly, 'upon' functions as a preposition. Below, we will learn about the kind of preposition it is:
'Upon' as a Preposition of Place
We can use 'upon' to indicate something is on top of something else. Look at the following examples:
The old lady placed the machine
The little kitty jumped
We can also use 'upon' as a preposition of place to show that an event happened prior to another one. In other words, it shows the order of several events. We can say it functions like 'after'. Check out the examples below:
Position in a Sentence
Grief has laid its footprints
I left the dog
Idioms and Expression with 'Upon'
We only have one idiom with 'upon'. Below, we are going to learn all about it:
- Be upon someone: This one indicates that something will happen soon:
Autumn will be
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