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impinge on/upon somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimpinge on/upon somebody/something phrasal verb formalEFFECT/INFLUENCEto have a harmful effect on someone or something Personal problems experienced by students may impinge on their work.impingement noun [countable, uncountable] impinge→ See Verb table
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impinge on/upon It does not tell historians what to encode in a given source and thus impinge upon interpretation.Except, of course, where they directly impinge on me, that is.Or, indeed, the reverse, how does our understanding of Ireland currently impinge on our reading of Spenser?We can, however, have a much greater influence than at present over how such developments impinge upon professional practices.We are probably also acquainted with examples where local and national government, large and big business impinge on the local community.It identified a series of constraints impinging on the urban cores and on many of those living within them.This section highlights some of the principal types of variation between places that impinge on their economic performance and social problems.Your subconscious knows when it's encountered another who's impinging on your life, your love.
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Verb table
impinge
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyimpinge
he, she, itimpinges
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyimpinged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave impinged
he, she, ithas impinged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad impinged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill impinge
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have impinged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam impinging
he, she, itis impinging
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you, we, theyare impinging
Past
I, he, she, itwas impinging
you, we, theywere impinging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been impinging
he, she, ithas been impinging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been impinging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be impinging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been impinging
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