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(almost) upon (one)

(Almost) about to happen, arrive, or commence. I can't believe the Christmas season is upon us again. The years seem to be going faster and faster recently! Every time the deadline for filing taxes is almost upon me, I start to get really anxious and irritable.
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(almost) uˈpon you

(formal) if something in the future is almost upon you, it is going to arrive or happen very soon: The busy summer season was almost upon us again.
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References in classic literature ?
A rain-squall drove past, and out of the flying wet the boat emerged, almost upon us.
Already he is almost upon us. Cut them and I may yet save you."
Islamabad -- The summer solstice is almost upon us: Friday, June 21 will be the longest day of the calendar year for anyone living north of the equator.
The holiday season is almost upon us, and I dread to think what impression this gives.
She added: "With Christmas almost upon us and children and teenagers set to receive new devices, we do not have the protections in place to keep them safe online.
REMEMBRANCE Sunday is almost upon us (November 11) and 1918 marks 100 years since the First World War Armistice.
Now, that the monsoon season is almost upon us, the authorities in the districts should come up with temporary measures to store excess rain water in their respective jurisdictions.
With the end of the Holy Month almost upon us, many of those who fast during Ramadan have no plans to give it up just yet.
Sukkot is almost upon us, and many Israelis rushing to purchase premium lulavs may be surprised to learn that the fronds they're about to bless arrive straight out of Gaza: In a one-time shipment, coordinated between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, 20,000 lulavim were shipped earlier this week from the Hamas-controlled strip into the Jewish state.
THE August Bank Holiday Weekend is almost upon us - with the usual warning of traffic chaos as Brummies head off in search of sun and fun.
WITH spring almost upon us, what a great time to think about starting an allotment plot.
FOOTBALL The friendlies are under way which can only mean one thing - the football season is almost upon us.
Now that mandated e-service is almost upon us and e-filing also is coming soon--already here in some courts--electronic access to court records is vital.
Washington, Jumada I 10, 1433, Apr 2, 2012, SPA - A new era in computing that will see machines perform at least 1,000 times faster than today's most powerful supercomputers is almost upon us.