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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Upon’. Over 50 Sentences


Upon — US. [əˈpɑːn], UK. [əˈpɒn]

Main meanings:

  1. On; in contact with and supported by.
  2. Immediately after; following in time.
  3. In a state of awareness or realization.


10 simple sentences:

  • The cat rested upon the windowsill.
  • They stumbled upon a hidden path.
  • Upon hearing the news, she cried.
  • She smiled upon seeing her friend.
  • The sun set upon the horizon.
  • Upon arrival, we greeted them.
  • The book opened upon an adventure.
  • Is the treasure upon the island?
  • Do you decide upon dessert?
  • The plan fell upon rejection.


The sentences from movies:

So you can gaze upon me! – Shrek The Third (2007)

We started upon something big here, Doc. – Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (2023)

A pox upon me for a clumsy lout. – It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

She looks upon tonight as her wedding night. – Moulin Rouge (2001)

The family fell upon hard times. – The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

Kind of accidently stumbled upon it. – Interstellar (2014)

We were set upon. – Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Look upon me and despair! – Troy (2004)

Seeking new worlds to settle upon. – Man of Steel (2013)

We were once upon a time in love. – Shrek 2 (2004)

Look upon your work, Mother. – Skyfall (2012)

You, you stumbled upon an opportunity. – Aladdin (2019)

What fine adventure are we off upon today? – Mary Poppins (1964)

Others have greatness thrust upon them. – Night at the Museum (2006)

Peace be upon you. – The Covenant (2023)

The Frabjous Day is almost upon us. – Alice In Wonderland (2010)

What do you base this upon? – The Boondock Saints (1999)

Tonight I feel my age upon me. – Beowulf (2007)

Let the Lord’s light shine upon you. – Simpsons Movie (2007)

Pile misery upon misery. – Trainspotting (1996)

And let perpetual light shine upon him. – The Departed (2006)

We came upon your herd. – War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

Depends upon how you look at it. – The Equalizer (2014)

He swims in every pool he comes upon. – Life of Pi (2012)

Shall be visited upon the son. – The Batman (2022)

There is a curse upon this chest. – The Mummy (1999)

Tell her you insist upon them marrying. – Pride and Prejudice (2005)

Our pilots become dependent upon missiles. – Top Gun (1986)

My salvation depends upon it! – Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Upon this rock I will build my church. – Angels and Demons (2009)

Normally, I wish death upon someone like this. – Malcolm & Marie (2021)

We have been preyed upon like animals. – Women Talking (2022)

Disperse or be fired upon! – The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

I just, you know, stumbled upon it. – Paranormal Activity (2007)

One of you felt her eyes upon you. – A Haunting In Venice (2023)

Mr. Andre, guess who we just happened upon. – Dumb And Dumber (1994)

And what battalions will you call upon? – Gandhi (1982)

Let me loose upon them. – Clash Of The Titans (2010)

And some have greatness thrown upon them. – Twelfth Night (1996)

Like your life depended upon it. – Remember the Titans (2000)

We’ve hit upon a new trick. – The Prestige (2006)

You brought this upon our heads. – Lucky Number Slevin (2006)