venture upon (someone or something)

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venture upon (someone or something)

To discover or encounter someone or something unexpectedly or by chance. We ventured upon a charming little restaurant as we cycled through the countryside. The two boys ventured upon a man claiming to have magical beans for sale.
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Main Street recently fully exited its debt and equity investments in Lamb Ventures upon the sale of Lamb's to a sponsor-backed strategic acquirer.
"Incubation facilities will be aligned with the NTI to offer a 'soft landing' for students wishing to start ventures upon graduation."
The project provides funding and support to NRKs who wish to launch small business ventures upon their return to Kerala.
She, however, quickly let go of her other ventures upon realizing that food was her best business interest.
But what she actually ventures upon is a decaying and corpseridden "carnevil" plagued by a swamp of killer clowns, sword swallowers, demon dwarves, deathdefying aerialists, back-flipping, firelimboing acrobats and a Guinness World Record-holding "Hairculian" diva who swings supported solely by her hair.
It suggests that the Chinese state is more or less forced to engage in dialogues with the MNEs with regard to joint ventures upon which the traditional coercive tools could not be applied very effectively.