light upon

listen to the pronunciation of light upon
Englisch - Englisch
find unexpectedly; "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"
shed light upon
Illuminate to the understanding; make intelligible; clarify or explain (something unknown)

This mystery has vexed us all hitherto; perhaps you will be able to shed light upon the matter, Inspector.

light upon


    light up·on

    Türkische aussprache

    layt ıpän


    /ˈlīt əˈpän/ /ˈlaɪt əˈpɑːn/


    [ 'lIt ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English lEoht; akin to Old High German lioht light, Latin luc-, lux light, lucEre to shine, Greek leukos white.

    Wort des Tages