V on n

II.4 The 'dote' group

These verbs are concerned with someone's attitude towards someone or something. We include here smile, which usually has something like fortune or the gods as its Subject.
Marie's parents dote on her and devote much of their time and resources towards making her happy.
This time fortune smiled on us and there were no hitches. The weather was beautiful, the breeze was good, we caught the tide.
These verbs are sometimes followed by upon instead of on.
It was a time when rock'n'roll was frowned upon and dismissed as juvenile rubbish.
  • dote
  • fawn
  • frown
  • smile
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