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reckon uponTo plan upon; to expect.Rate it:

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reckon uponTo count upon or depend upon.Rate it:

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reckon forTo answer for; to pay the account for.Rate it:

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reckon onTo plan on; to expect.Rate it:

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reckon withoutTo ignore that which cannot readily be ignored.Rate it:

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a force to reckon withA competition or entity which is strong with experiences, trained personnel, good reputation, hundreds of successful projects.Rate it:

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reckon withTo settle accounts with or to settle claims with.Rate it:

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reckon onTo count on or depend on.Rate it:

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reckon withTo deal with.Rate it:

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reckon withTo take into account.Rate it:

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bring uponTo cause to befall.Rate it:

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fall uponTo fall on; to experience; to suffer.Rate it:

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hit uponTo address.Rate it:

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prevail uponTo convince; to persuade.Rate it:

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reflect uponTo reflect on.Rate it:

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stumble uponTo discover or find something by accident.Rate it:

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hit uponTo think of; to invent; to realize.Rate it:

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stumble uponTo meet somebody by chance.Rate it:

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take uponTo take charge of an item of business, or an obligation, as a personal initiative.Rate it:

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butterfly upon a wheelAn innocent person crushed by life's adversities.Rate it:

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chance uponto find by chanceRate it:

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enlarge upon1. Expend; 2. To make larger; 3. add to; 4. To give greater scope to;Rate it:

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frown uponTo disapprove (of).Rate it:

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put upontake advantage ofRate it:

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settle uponTo decide something over other options.Rate it:

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shed light uponIlluminate to the understanding; make intelligible; clarify or explain (something unknown).Rate it:

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taking upon oneselfventuringRate it:

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wait upon hand and footAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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brass ringOne and one half inch diameter iron rings were offered riders on a Carousel by a dispensing device alongside: A Brass Ring was inserted into the dispenser at random. The Carousel Rider who succeeded in snatching the Brass Ring was rewarded A Free Ride upon return to the Operator of the Brass Ring:Rate it:

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live upTo fulfil the expectations placed upon.Rate it:

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put onTo place upon or atop.Rate it:

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rise and shineUsed to wish someone happiness upon waking upRate it:

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you can hang your hat on thatIt's something to put faith in, to rely upon or trust (when used in a positive connotation).Rate it:

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fall onTo experience; to suffer; to fall upon.Rate it:

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so much forAn expression of disregard, or resignation; something said upon giving up, quitting, or disposing of something.Rate it:

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count onTo rely upon, trust, or expect.Rate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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come down toTo depend upon, basically, ultimately or in essence.Rate it:

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come toTo befall; to affect; to happen to; to come upon.Rate it:

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like father, like sonA son will have traits similar to his father upon reaching adulthood.Rate it:

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rely onTo be dependent upon.Rate it:

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man is a wolf to manHumans prey upon one another.Rate it:

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agreement in principleA legally enforceable, but incompletely specified, agreement between parties that identifies the fundamental terms that are intended to be or are agreed upon.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient Rate it:

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as long asDepending upon some condition or requirement; provided that; if, assuming; so long as.Rate it:

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at a glanceUpon cursory examination; an abbreviated review.Rate it:

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at first blushUpon first impression or consideration; seemingly, apparently, ostensibly.Rate it:

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bed downThe act of lying down, reclining, preparing for sleep by assuming a supine position/reclining/upon or in a quiet, comfortable venue.Rate it:

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blank canvasSomething with no content, upon which one can easily impose one's point of viewRate it:

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buck feverExcitement and nervousness felt by a new hunter upon seeing game.Rate it:

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