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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishontoon‧to, on to /ˈɒntə; before vowels ˈɒntʊ; strong ˈɒntuː $ ˈɑːn-, ˈɒːn-/ ●●● S1 W2 preposition  1 ON/ON TOP OFused to say that someone or something moves to a position on a surface, area, or object She watched him walk onto the platform. Don’t jump onto (=into) the bus while it’s moving. Pour the syrup on to the egg mixture. The car rolled over onto its side.down/out/up etc onto something Let’s get back onto the highway.2 used to say that a room, door, or window faces towards something or allows movement into another place The dining room looks out onto a pretty garden. a gate leading on to a broad track3 be onto somebody4 be onto something
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ontoI don't like it when the cat jumps onto my lap.Sara stepped carefully onto the ice.Nancy walked onto the stage and took the microphone in her hand.Spoon the mixture onto the top of the cake and spread it evenly.