set upon

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If you are set upon by people, they make a sudden and unexpected physical attack on you. We were set upon by about twelve youths and I was kicked unconscious
assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
attack, fall upon, provoke
set upon

    Silbentrennung

    SET up·on

    Türkische aussprache

    set ıpän

    Aussprache

    /ˈset əˈpän/ /ˈsɛt əˈpɑːn/

    Etymologie

    [ 'set ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English setten, from Old English settan; akin to Old High German sezzen to set, Old English sittan to sit.

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    misology
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