English version

put somebody onto somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput somebody onto somebody/something phrasal verbTELL British English informal to give someone information about something interesting or useful that they did not know about Jo put us onto this fantastic French restaurant. put→ See Verb table
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put onto Cut the slice in four and put it on to four hot plates.He put her on to Mortgage Business, a company which offers high equity loans for the self-employed.I put it on to boil and picked up his mug.Leaburn's header looked a goal, but Veysey just managed to put it on to the post.One Buckinghamshire Railway Centre Travelling Ticket Inspector put a passenger on to the London train at Aylesbury after travelling to Quainton in error.She put the porridge on to cook and started to sweep the room.The sandwiches were ready, and Dad put the kettle on to make a pot of tea.This was the famous gun that could put a shell on to a target and then another two on the same spot precisely.
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put
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyput
he, she, itputs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyput
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave put
he, she, ithas put
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad put
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill put
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have put
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam putting
he, she, itis putting
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you, we, theyare putting
Past
I, he, she, itwas putting
you, we, theywere putting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been putting
he, she, ithas been putting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been putting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be putting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been putting
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