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1‘these issues impinge on all of us’
affect, have an effect on, have a bearing on, touch, influence, exert influence on, make an impression on, make an impact on, leave a mark on
2‘the proposed fencing would impinge on a public bridleway’
encroach on, intrude on, infringe, invade, trespass on, obtrude into, make inroads into, cut through, interfere with
informal muscle in on
archaic entrench on
3‘electrically charged particles impinge on the lunar surface’
strike, hit, dash against, collide with
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