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visit something on somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvisit something on somebody/something phrasal verb biblicalto do something to punish someone or show them that you are angry God’s wrath will be visited on sinners. visit→ See Verb table
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visit on After one such visit she insisted on a chaste goodbye kiss.They will live in barracks, eat food from local butchers, bakeries and dairies, and visit town on furlough.His campaign was endorsed by Cresson, who visited the constituency on June 7.They visit Twickenham on November 14 as part of a busy schedule that follows rugby reunification between the races.Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze had visited Havana on Oct. 4-5,1989.Middlesbrough will hope for a favour from Newcastle United when Kevin Keegan's side visit Leicester on Saturday.Ewan used to visit them on Sundays.She'd made him promise to visit her on Wednesday after school.
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Verb table
visit
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyvisit
he, she, itvisits
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyvisited
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave visited
he, she, ithas visited
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad visited
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill visit
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have visited
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam visiting
he, she, itis visiting
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you, we, theyare visiting
Past
I, he, she, itwas visiting
you, we, theywere visiting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been visiting
he, she, ithas been visiting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been visiting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be visiting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been visiting
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