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lead on to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlead on to something (also lead onto something) phrasal verb especially British Englishto cause something to develop or become possible at a later time Alan Turing’s work led onto the development of modern computers. lead→ See Verb table
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lead on to Some worksheets may begin with simple lower order questions, leading on to a higher order question.Use of a picture will often lead on to further activity.He had in those days of innocence seen the Edition as a finite task that would lead on to other things.That type of education can also achieve access, which can lead on to other types of training and education.Light industries and textiles led on to the establishment of some heavy industries.
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Verb table
lead
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylead
he, she, itleads
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave led
he, she, ithas led
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad led
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill lead
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have led
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam leading
he, she, itis leading
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you, we, theyare leading
Past
I, he, she, itwas leading
you, we, theywere leading
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been leading
he, she, ithas been leading
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been leading
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be leading
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been leading
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