English version

infringe on/upon something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinfringe on/upon something phrasal verbLIMITto limit someone’s freedom in some way Some students argued that the rule infringed on their right to free speech. infringe→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
infringe on/upon N. supervision on grounds they infringe on its sovereignty.But freedoms of speech and of press, of assembly, and of worship may not be infringed on such slender grounds.They did not want the new managers to infringe on their job as doer with primary responsibility for the task.Haworth, of Grand Rapids, Mich., claimed certain electrical products Herman Miller offered infringed on two patents.I wouldn't dream of infringing on your liberty.
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Verb table
infringe
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyinfringe
he, she, itinfringes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinfringed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave infringed
he, she, ithas infringed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad infringed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill infringe
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have infringed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam infringing
he, she, itis infringing
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you, we, theyare infringing
Past
I, he, she, itwas infringing
you, we, theywere infringing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been infringing
he, she, ithas been infringing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been infringing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be infringing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been infringing
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