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 for To win upon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Win \Win\, v. i.
     To gain the victory; to be successful; to triumph; to
     [1913 Webster]
           Nor is it aught but just
           That he, who in debate of truth hath won,
           should win in arms.                      --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
     To win of, to be conqueror over. [Obs.] --Shak.
     To win on or To win upon.
     (a) To gain favor or influence with. "You have a softness and
         beneficence winning on the hearts of others." --Dryden.
     (b) To gain ground on. "The rabble . . . will in time win
         upon power." --Shak.
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