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coming upon

 
Noun coming upon has 1 sense
  1. encounter, coming upon - a casual meeting with a person of thing
    --1 is a kind of joining, connection, connexion
Verb come upon has 2 senses
  1. fall upon, strike, come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, attain, discover - find unexpectedly; "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"
    --1 is one way to find, regain
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. enter upon, come upon, luck into - take possession of; "She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives"
    --2 is one way to get, acquire
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
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