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 Meanings and Examples of ON
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
on
 ad.  in continuance or succession
 prep.  to indicate position in contact with and supported by the top surface of
 ad.  in or into a position of contact with an upper surface
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  '"I've lived on th' moor with 'em so long.'
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  "Run on an get thy victuals," he said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
3  Martha, help her to slip on her best dress.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  The far-off faint crying went on and led her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
5  "I do," he went on persistently.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
6  He wouldn't set eyes on th baby.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
7  He's up on his sofa with his picture-books.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
8  He had a red spot on each cheek.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
9  Dickon laughed too and went on talking.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
10  The light shone on him through the tree canopy.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
11  Colin fixed his eyes on him sternly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
12  He's the strongest chap on th moor.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
13  You never met them in the air or on tree-tops.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
14  The White Rabbit put on his spectacles.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII. Alice's Evidence
15  The boy worked on, apparently unconscious.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  The storms beat on the ship.
17  The storms beat on the beach.
18  You can bed down on the settee.
19  Don't touch the report on my desk.
20  You're on the right track.
21  He is on trial for murder.
22  Brady was on trial for assault.
23  He has gone on a business trip.
24  She kissed her baby on the cheek.
25  Tread on a worm and it will turn.
26  She heard him turn on the shower.
27  The baby is playing on the ground.
28  I watched the film on TV.
29  They were a unit on the question.
30  Their rude manners grate on us.