English version

descend on/upon somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdescend on/upon somebody/something phrasal verbVISITif a large number of people descend on a person or a place, they come to visit or stay, especially when they are not very welcome Millions of tourists descend on the area every year. descend→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
descend on/upon The illness which had descended on her seemed to draw in its claws.Her children descended on me in a fury.When the world descended on Sydney last month it was with trepidation.Outside it slowly got darker, a gloomy purple descending on the car as it stood in the empty lot.Almost immediately, a heatwave descends on the rest of Britain.He must bear primary responsibility for the chaos that descended upon the White House when such disclosure did occur.In this way, the children became spread out instead of all clustering together with the coins descending on them like hailstones.In those times, a poet could descend on you with all his retinue and eat you out of house and home.
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Verb table
descend
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydescend
he, she, itdescends
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydescended
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave descended
he, she, ithas descended
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad descended
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill descend
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have descended
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam descending
he, she, itis descending
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you, we, theyare descending
Past
I, he, she, itwas descending
you, we, theywere descending
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been descending
he, she, ithas been descending
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been descending
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be descending
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been descending
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