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  • PaulQ

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    "On conviction": "at the time/occasion of conviction"

    Compare "On Monday, I will go to the hospital."
     

    Packard

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    misi2991

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    Turkish
    It is perhaps easier to follow if you use "upon" in place of "on".

    on (indicates continuity, persistence) - Memidex dictionary/thesaurus

    From the MacMillan British Dictionary entry (#18)

    18
    formal used for saying that an event is followed immediately by another event or that the two events happen at the same time
    On being made aware of complaints, he informed the committee.
    They exchanged a firm handshake on parting.
    Report to the reception desk on arrival.
    Thanks :)
     
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