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pitch upon

v.
To choose or achieve something, usually quickly: After a brief discussion of the problem, we pitched upon a good solution.
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Almost every boy kept his own vulgus written out in a book, and these books were duly handed down from boy to boy, till (if the tradition has gone on till now) I suppose the popular boys, in whose hands bequeathed vulgus-books have accumulated, are prepared with three or four vulguses on any subject in heaven or earth, or in "more worlds than one," which an unfortunate master can pitch upon.
In order to negotiate with him they have to get an interpreter , and they pitch upon this Mr.
But UEFA appear absolutely determined to get the game on as scheduled - even if that means telling Deila the pitch upon which Celtic's Champions League fate will be decided is not fit to stage a pre-match training session.
THE sight of Virender Sehwag looking up to the heavens, Matthew Hayden crossing himself or Mohammad Yousuf prostrating on the pitch upon scoring a hundred is one that is synonymous with their success as international cricketers.
Boro had inspected the pitch upon their arrival, and discovered that it was lifeless.
The Erbil footballers left the pitch upon finishing the match.
The closer said last night before the game that he was taking too long to make his first pitch upon entering Wednesday night's game against the Yankees from the bullpen.
ENGLAND captain Andrew Strauss took a morning trip to Queen's Park Oval to assess the fifth Test pitch upon which his side tackle West Indies.
An 11-year-old fan claims he was hit by liquid from a drinks bottle which Diouf spat out as he left the pitch upon being substituted.
Another time owner Sam Hammam was dumped in a pool of mud on the training pitch upon his retirement.
Some 300 had ring-fenced the pitch upon which the Albion players had sent their fans into raptures and they collectively dropped their arms to allow the floodgates to open.