(almost) upon (one)

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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.
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.
IT'S almost upon us, the return of the much-loved Mersey River Festival, a weekend full of family fun.
WITH spring almost upon us, what a great time to think about starting an allotment plot.
The festive season is almost upon us, so there are plenty of shows giving us tips on how to ensure a happy Christmas.
uk THE World Cup is almost upon us so here's a Brazilian beauty secret.
FOOTBALL The friendlies are under way which can only mean one thing - the football season is almost upon us.
Comment OF THE DAY AS Christmas is almost upon us, with its message of love, compassion and care for our fellow human beings, surely it's time to reflect on the direction our country is being taken in by the UK Government.
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.
With the tourist season almost upon us, it''s time Arriva Trains Wales and other agencies make it their business to address this as a matter of urgency.
In 2010, it came in at tree-top height, flying at almost at the speed of sound, so we heard it only when it was almost upon us.
Michael O'Donoghue, chairman of the TCOA, said yesterday: "We've had many hours of discussions and we would all love to see the dispute resolved, especially as the busiest period of the racing year is almost upon us.
According to some, the time is almost upon us when commercial flights will be taking paying customers into orbit - and May hopes he's one of them.