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redound upon (someone or something)

1. To have a direct and significant effect or impact on someone or something, typically a negative one. The economic furor in Europe has already begun redounding upon us in America. It will be unclear for some time whether the financial blockade of the region will redound upon the rebel insurgency in any meaningful way.
2. To recoil back on someone or something, especially in a negative or harmful way. In a horrible vicious circle, the venting of all this anger and frustration redounds upon oneself in the form of debilitating stress and anxiety, which in turn simply ends up yielding more anger and frustration. Our desire to exert our mastery over nature is redounding upon us now as the effects of climate change begin taking their toll.
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redound on (someone or something)

1. To have a direct and significant effect or impact on someone or something, typically a negative one. The economic furor in Europe has already begun redounding on us in America. It will be unclear for some time whether the financial blockade of the region will redound on the rebel insurgency in any meaningful way.
2. To recoil back on someone or something, especially in a negative or harmful way. In a horrible vicious circle, the venting of all this anger and frustration redounds on oneself in the form of debilitating stress and anxiety, which in turn simply ends up yielding more anger and frustration. Our desire to exert our mastery over nature is redounding on us now as the effects of climate change begin taking their toll.
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redound on someone

to have an effect on someone. The hot weather has redounded on all of us in a bad way. The problems created by your mistake have redounded on the entire company.
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The '60s and '70s were often invoked, but, with the exception of Anna Sui's missionary Woodstockdom, they were seldom the real source of the simple chic that redounded in, for example, the elegant sheath dresses produced by Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, and Saint Laurent.
It is true that there are Supreme Court pronouncements that held that the husband of the judgment debtor cannot be deemed a 'stranger' to the case prosecuted and adjudged against his wife for an obligation that has redounded to the benefit of the conjugal partnership.
For the above, therefore, two matters must be considered before a husband can be deemed a stranger to the suit and thus can file an independent civil action: (a) whether the obligation of the judgment debtor spouse redounded to the benefit of the conjugal partnership or not; and (b) the character of the property must be taken into account.
Article 122 of the Family Code explicitly provides that payment of personal debts contracted by the husband or the wife before or during the marriage shall not be charged to the conjugal partnership except insofar as they redounded to the benefit of the family.
Hopefully this (change) has redounded to being a partner to all of you.
I really subscribe to the idea that we had a very good team prior to entering the 2010 elections, from the days in the Senate and even in Congress, that it could have redounded to a lot more benefits if it did happen.
"I would consider that my service has already redounded to the public good and I can contribute more to what is good for the public by offering my resignation," the senator added.