Prepositions after "descend"

descend into, from, on, to or upon?

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    In 26% of cases descend into is used
    descend into the crater by your 4wd jeep.
    The country would descend into anarchy overnight.
    A period of mass education descends into mass ignorance.
    It maintained this left bank as it descended into the valley and disappeared out of sight.
    Instead, the household immediately descends into chaos, and everyone assumes a catastrophe.
    Within minutes of the official announcement, the country descended into tribal bloodletting.
    I can descend into deep silence at times, within a couple of minutes of having started listening to Osho's words.
    Spendius, after effecting a junction with the Libyans, descended into the plain and attacked the Carthaginians.
    Howe and assistant John Cartwright fell under the spell of Charles Hughes, Arsenal descended into a long-ball mire.
    In each story, anarchic comedy is arrested by moments of pathos, only to descend into anarchy and hilarity once more.

    In 25% of cases descend from is used
    Rain descends from the sky onto the tree.
    Only eight people descended from the Ark.
    Birds descended from small, bipedal dinosaurs.
    The Bible says we (every one of humankind descended from Adam) are ALL sinners i.
    He may have been descended from slaves, but Obama's father was actually born in Africa.
    Such was Obadiah to Edom and David to Moab, David being descended from Ruth the Moabite.
    As he descended from the statue, however, a group of policemen ordered the people to disperse and aimed their rifles.
    descending from the hills, we drove into and right through the busy town of Kigoma, then six kilometres southeast to Ujiji.
    The Assyrians (also known as Chaldeans) are indigenous to the region -- descended from the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians.
    Boris, who was descended from a Russified Mongolian family, was illiterate but very wealthy and very talented at court intrigue.

    In 16% of cases descend on is used
    Tourists by the plane-load descend on Langkawi.
    descend on the little square where it's all happening.
    He descended on the false prophet without uttering a word.
    If you make this deplorable error, Bob the Angry Flower will descend on you and mess you up.
    Early in the release walk we descended on Culver Square for MissMarkey ' s Domino Rally flashmob.
    Robots will descend on the city from November 6 to 10 for the 14th China International Industry Fair.
    And as he was praying, heaven was opened Luke 3:22 and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove.
    It seems like the whole population of the city has descended on those areas with power and fled those areas without.
    After my release, the military boys descended on the newspapers that carried the story of my ordeal while in prison.
    Over this summer we all got to see a slice of Poland with the football world descending on the nation throughout June.

    In 13% of cases descend to is used
    Day 5: descend to Marangu Gate.
    The angels descending to Earth.
    Then you descend to the Karanga Valley.
    descend to Miriakamba Hut for overnight.
    Poppy Why have you descended to childishness.
    descend to Barafu Camp where you will eat lunch.
    descend to the park gate sign out and transfer to Arusha.
    Another 3hrs descend to Chome arriving in the early afternoon for lunch.
    He will descend to the earth again in the latter days and judge mankind.
    descend to Kibo Hut for tea and biscuits or soup and then down to Horombo Hut.

    In 6% of cases descend upon is used
    A sense of failure descended upon me.
    He saw the Spirit descending upon him like a dove.
    The village of inbreeds descends upon the group, taking them hostage.
    I was a dad! For the first time! A sudden sense of pride and responsibility descended upon me.
    An iron curtain of night and totally tyranny is descending upon every nation on Earth right now.
    A hushed silence descends upon the courtroom, as the judge begins to speak in his measured, formal tone.
    The nationalist problem and the war descended upon people in Yugoslavia, especially in Bosnia, and surprised them.
    They were very ascetic and held that the end of the age was upon them and that the New Jerusalem would descend upon Phrygia.
    This seemed to descend upon me out of the blue, although I suppose now it was simply the desire to live the miracle Ammon lived.
    Even when there was sunlight, which usually coincided with the circus descending upon Trent Bridge, the cricket has often been forgettable.

    In 2% of cases descend for is used
    Day 7: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate The path descends for around 3 hours through the forest to Mweka gate.
    DAY 2 After early breakfast, depart with a lunch box to Ngorongoro, descend for a crater tour, ascend for dinner and overnight at the Lodge/Camp in Ngorongoro.
    DAY 6 After early breakfast, depart with a lunch box, descend for a half day crater tour, later in the afternoon ascend and proceed to Tarangire National Park enroute Karatu and Manyara Area.
    DAY 3 After breakfast, depart with a lunch box to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, descend for a crater tour, later in the afternoon ascend and proceed to the Lodge/Camp for dinner and overnight.
    DAY 1 Safari briefing, depart around 08:30hrs to Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority with a lunch box, descend for crater tour, later in the evening ascend to the lodge for dinner &; overnight.

    In 2% of cases descend through is used
    Day 6: After breakfast, descend through the rain forest to Mweka Park Gate (1,800m).
    After signing descend through Stella Point to Barafu Hut where light lunch is served, then continue down to Mweka Hut (3,100m) for hot dinner and overnight.
    After signing, descend through Stella Point to Barafu Hut where light lunch is served, then continue down to Mweka Hut (3,100m) for hot dinner and overnight.
    The larger speck was the left-hand tower of the Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy office building, descending through the stratosphere of Frogstar World B.
    After passing the Ketetahi Hut, the track steadily descends through tussock plains and into a native bush canopy following a stream to your final destination, the Ketetahi carpark.

    In 1% of cases descend at is used
    He said he pushed off the deejay and a crowd began to descend at that point.
    By contrast, some current remotely operated vehicles, or ROVs, descend at about 40 meters (130 feet) a minute, added Stern, who isn't part of the expedition.

    In 1% of cases descend in is used
    If you have cough, colds or sinus problems, bring along earplugs so you won't have ear-ache when the plane descends in preparation for landing.

    In 1% of cases descend onto is used
    As we descended onto the large plain near our destination, the vegetation changed and became even sparser.

    In 1% of cases descend over is used
    The wings of death have descended over my head, why do I not cry? I cry for the extraction of my soul.

    In 1% of cases descend toward is used
    This allowed him to smoothly descend toward the deck.
    He elected or the latter and commenced the 30 second long air start procedure as his plane descended toward the water.

    In 1% of cases descend via is used
    At this point we split into two groups; a choice been given of descending via Caher or crossing the ridge and descending via Beenkeragh.
    Another aspect of the Marangu Route that could be seen by some as a drawback is that it is the only one where you ascend and descend via the same path.

    In 1% of cases descend with is used
    I descended with my usual caution.
    Inside a custom hardwood frame, Giclee canvas artwork of your choice ascends or descends with the touch of a button.

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