English version

reflect on/upon somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreflect on/upon somebody/something phrasal verbSHOW/BE A SIGN OFto influence people’s opinion of someone or something, especially in a bad way If my children are rude, that reflects on me as a parent.see thesaurus at think reflect→ See Verb table
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reflect on/upon Write it out in full, reflect on it overnight and polish it the next day.It is the stuff of ivory towers and only clever boys and girls are expected to reflect upon its themes.Before sleep overtook us, we reflected on our last few days' climbing.Walking from the Regimental Headquarters to the Mess there is time to reflect on the day and think about the future.In reflecting on the subject of very large animals, some questions concerning evolution and thermoregulation arise.On the plane I was able to reflect on the trip.This demands that one or both adults regularly move out of role in order to reflect on what is going on.Lesson Four: True understanding comes from reflecting on your experience.
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Verb table
reflect
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyreflect
he, she, itreflects
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyreflected
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave reflected
he, she, ithas reflected
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad reflected
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill reflect
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have reflected
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam reflecting
he, she, itis reflecting
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you, we, theyare reflecting
Past
I, he, she, itwas reflecting
you, we, theywere reflecting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been reflecting
he, she, ithas been reflecting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been reflecting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be reflecting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been reflecting
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