upon you

(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. It's so hard to get the kids to pay attention in school once summer break is almost upon us.
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upon (one)

1. Being one's responsibility or obligation. It will be upon our PR team to come up with an exciting way to advertise this product. The obligation to provide evidence falls upon the prosecution.
2. Forced or imposed on one, as of some catastrophe. If the two countries don't stop this antagonistic back-and-forth, nuclear war could be upon us! A plague fell upon the region, killing millions.
See also: upon
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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.
See also: upon
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References in classic literature ?
For that doth argue but a weakness, and fear of envy, which hurteth so much the more, as it is likewise usual in infections; which if you fear them, you call them upon you.
Each time you say it, in return Allah will send blessings upon you, raise your status, increase your good deeds, erase some of your bad deeds, and lighten the burden of the worries that you carry, regarding this world and the Hereafter.' Imagine this; your greetings of peace and blessings reach the Prophet.
So, what are the merits that we gain and why is it so important to say, 'May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon you, O Mohammad,'?
I see joy and delight in your countenance!' The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, 'Yes, for Gabriel has just come to me saying: O Mohammad, whoever among your ummah invokes blessings upon you once, Allah records for him ten good deeds, erases from his account ten evil deeds, and raises him ten degrees because of it.' (Al-Sakhawi) Simply by mentioning the Prophet's name and wishing him peace and blessings, we can earn so many good deeds.
Therefore, it is incumbent upon you to protect yourself from this ambiguity in any Interim Agreement.
Otherwise, the Palestinians could lose the degree of international legal personality and capacity that has already been conferred upon you by the Letters of Invitation and Assurances as explained above.