set upon

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set upon(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to attack)
a. atacar
A band of thieves set upon them in the mountains.Una pandilla de ladrones los atacó en las montañas.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to allow to attack)
a. echar a
The duke ordered his soldiers to set the dogs upon the poachers.El duque los ordenó a sus soldados que echaran los perros a los cazadores furtivos.
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set upon
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (attack)
a. atacar
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set upon
intransitive verb
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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