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onto,
on to
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(on top of)auf Präp
 Anna climbed a ladder to get onto the roof.
 Anne benutzte die Leiter, um auf das Dach zu gelangen.
onto [sth],
on to [sth]
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
slang (aware: of [sb]'s plans, etc.)auf etw kommen Präp + Vt
 Tom thinks he's being clever, but his mother is onto his little scheme.
 Tom dachte, er sei besonders clever, jedoch seine Mutter ist ihm auf die Schliche gekommen.
onto [sb],
on to [sb]
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
slang (aware of what [sb] is like)jemandem auf der Spur sein VP
  jemanden im Auge behalten VP
 Everyone else is charmed by that smooth talker, but I'm onto him!
 Alle anderen scheinen von seinem Charme eingenommen zu sein, ich behalte ihn jedoch im Auge!
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add [sth] onto [sth],
add on [sth] to [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(charge in addition)etw auf etw aufschlagen Präp + Vt, sepa
  (umgangssprachlich)etw auf etw draufschlagen Präp + Vt, sepa
  etw zusätzlich in Rechnung stellen Rdw
 This restaurant automatically adds a service charge onto the bill.
add [sth] onto [sth],
add on [sth] to [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(append)etw an etw anfügen Präp + Vt, sepa
  etw zu etw hinzufügen Präp + Vt, sepa
  (v. a. Buch, Schriftstück)etw an etw anhängen Präp + Vt, sepa
brush [sth] on [sth],
brush [sth] onto [sth]
vtr + prep
(paint, etc.: apply)etwas auf etwas auftragen Präp + Vt, sepa
  etwas auf etwas streichen Präp + Vt
 The carpenter brushed more paint onto the table.
 Der Tischler strich mehr Farbe auf den Tisch.
collage [sth],
collage [sth] onto [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(art: stick, paste)einfügen Vt
  kleben Vt
collage [sth] onto [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (art: stick, paste)etwas auf etwas kleben Präp + Vt
 The children will next collage their individual drawings onto a large poster board.
dab [sth] onto [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (apply by dabbing)mit Sprenkel versehen Rdw
  tupfen Vt
  mit Punkten versehen Rdw
 Michelle dabbed some lotion onto her hands.
dash [sth] on [sth],
dash [sth] onto [sth]
vtr + prep
(apply roughly)etwas auf etwas schmieren Präp + Vt
  etwas auf etwas kleistern Präp + Vt
 Harriet dashed some paint onto the wall.
daub [sth] onto [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (apply roughly, smear)beschmieren Vt
  bespritzen Vt
  anstreichen Vt, sepa
 The bricklayer daubed mortar onto the layer of bricks.
decal [sth] onto [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (transfer: [sth] onto [sth])Abziehen Nn
 Carefully decal the image onto the glass.
dollop [sth] onto [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (put a blob of [sth] on [sth])einen Tropfen auf etwas machen Rdw
  mit einem Tropfen versehen Rdw
  beklecksen Vt
 The chef dolloped some sour cream onto the surface of the spicy soup.
embroider [sth] onto [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (design: sew onto [sth])aufsticken Vt, sepa
  aufnähen Vt, sepa
  anheften Vt, sepa
 Sally is embroidering flowers onto the cushion cover.
etch [sth] on [sth],
etch [sth] onto [sth]
vtr + prep
(engrave [sth] on [sth])gravieren Vt
  eingravieren Vt, sepa
 The jeweller etched the couple's initials on the rings.
get onto [sth],
get on to [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
informal (discuss)auf etwas zu sprechen kommen Rdw
  mit einem Thema anfangen Rdw
 My boss always becomes defensive when we get onto the subject of a pay rise.
give onto [sth] vi + prep (face onto)ausgerichtet sein V Part Perf + Vi
  zeigen Vi
 The living room gives onto the garden.
glom onto [sth] vi + prep US, informal (take possession of)etw ergattern Vt
  etw bekommen Vt
  (übertragen)etw abgreifen Vt, sepa
glue [sth] to [sth],
glue [sth] onto [sth]
vtr + prep
(attach with glue)etwas auf etwas kleben Präp + Vt
 Tim glued the wallpaper onto the wall.
hold on to [sth/sb],
hold onto [sth/sb]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(grasp, clutch)sich an etwas festhalten Präp + Vr, sepa
  etwas greifen Vt
  etwas fassen Vt
 If you think you are going to slip, hold on to my arm.
 Wenn du denkst, dass du fällst, halte dich an meinem Arm fest.
hold onto [sth],
hold on to [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(keep, maintain despite difficulty)sich etwas bewahren Vt
  sich etwas erhalten Vt
  sich etwas aufrechterhalten Vt, sepa
 In all the years of poverty, she managed to hold onto her dignity.
 Während all der Jahre in Armut konnte sie sich trotzdem ihre Würde bewahren.
ink [sth] onto [sth] vtr + prep (draw)etw auf etw zeichnen Präp + Vt
  etw auf etw skizzieren Präp + Vt
  etw auf etw malen Präp + Vt
 The designer inked the logo onto paper before scanning it into the computer to edit it.
latch on to [sth/sb],
latch onto [sth/sb]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(cling)sich an etwas festhalten Präp + Vr, sepa
  sich an etwas festkrallen Präp + Vr, sepa
 Sea lampreys latch on to passing fish, sharks, and even humans.
latch on to [sth],
latch onto [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (idea, etc.: adopt, understand) (ugs)etwas kapieren Vt
  (Slang)etwas schnallen Vt
  etwas verstehen Vt
 The student began to latch on to the idea of Socialism.
latch on to [sb],
latch onto [sb]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (follow [sb] around) (ugs)sich an jemanden ranmachen VP
  (Slang)sich an jemanden ranschmeißen VP
 She's so clingy, she just latches on to whatever boy she meets.
load [sth] onto [sth],
load [sth] into [sth]
vtr + prep
(put: [sth] to be transported)etwas in etwas einladen Präp + Vt, sepa
  aufladen Vt, sepa
  verladen Vt
 They loaded the goods into the delivery truck.
 Sie luden die Produkte in das Lieferauto ein.
log onto [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (access: an internet site)sich bei etwas anmelden Präp + Vr, sepa
  (Anglizismus)sich bei etwas einloggen Präp + Vr, sepa
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notch [sth] onto [sth] vtr + prep (arrow: fit to bowstring)etw in etw einkerben Präp + Vt, sepa
 Robin Hood notched another arrow onto his bow.
offload [sth] onto [sth],
off-load [sth] onto [sth]
vtr + prep
(cargo: unload) (Waren)etw abladen Vt, sepa
  (LKW)etw ausladen Vt, sepa
 The workers were offloading the cargo onto the waiting trucks.
offload [sth] onto [sb],
off-load [sth] onto [sb],
offload [sth] on [sb],
off-load [sth] on [sb]
vtr + prep
informal, figurative (pass something unwanted on to)etwas auf jemanden abwälzen Präp + Vt, sepa
  etwas an jemanden abgeben Präp + Vt, sepa
 I managed to offload that awful project onto Audrey.
offload [sth] onto [sth] vtr + prep figurative ([sth] worrying: tell [sb](ugs)ausheulen Vr, sepa
  loswerden Vt, sepa
open to [sth],
open onto [sth]
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(give access to [sth])Zugang gewähren zu Rdw
 The door opens to a large courtyard.
open out onto [sth] vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (lead to wider area) (ugs)öffen zu etwas hin Rdw
 The doors open out onto a beautiful garden.
piggyback [sth] on [sth],
piggyback [sth] onto [sth]
vtr + prep
US, figurative, informal (carry, attach to [sth] else)sich etwas aufladen Vt, sepa
 They're going to piggyback this clause onto the amendment.
plunk [sth] on [sth],
plunk [sth] onto [sth] (US),
plonk [sth] on [sth],
plonk [sth] onto [sth] (UK)
vtr + prep
informal (put down heavily) (ugs)etwas auf etwas schmeißen Präp + Vt
  (ugs)etwas auf etwas knallen Präp + Vt
 He plonked the shopping on the kitchen table and went upstairs without saying a word.
project [sth],
project [sth] onto [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(emotion: attribute to [sb] else)etw auf jnd übertragen Präp + Vt, fix
 Heather projected her fear of dogs onto her son, who actually liked them.
put [sth] on [sth],
put [sth] onto [sth]
vtr + prep
(add)etwas etwas hinzufügen Vt, sepa
 The shopkeeper put an additional shipping charge on the purchase.
put [sb] on to [sb],
put [sb] onto [sb]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
informal (put in touch with)den Kontakt zwischen jemandem herstellen Rdw
 A friend of his father's put him on to Mr. Smith, and Mr. Smith hired him as a printer.
put [sb] on to [sth],
put [sb] onto [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
informal (inform about)jemanden über etwas informieren Rdw
  jemanden über etwas einweihen Rdw
screw [sth] to [sth],
screw [sth] into [sth],
screw [sth] onto [sth]
vtr + prep
(fasten)etwas an etwas anschrauben Präp + Vt, sepa
  etwas an etwas festschrauben Präp + Vt, sepa
 He screwed the bookshelves to the wall.
 Er schraubte das Bücherregal an der Wand fest.
slather [sth] on [sth],
slather [sth] onto [sth]
vtr + prep
(apply thickly)etwas dick auf etwas auftragen VP
  etwas auf etwas schmieren Präp + Vt
slump onto [sth],
slump into [sth]
vi + prep
(flop down)sich auf etwas fallen lassen VP
 She slumped into the armchair and sighed heavily.
 Sie ließ sich in den Sessel fallen und seufzte laut.
smear [sth] on [sth],
smear [sth] onto [sth],
smear [sth] over [sth]
vtr + prep
(apply, layer on [sth])etw mit etw bestreichen Vt
  etw auf etw streichen Vt
 My grandmother used to smear goose fat on my father's chest when he had a cough.
 Meine Oma strich Gänsefett auf die Brust von meinem Vater, wenn er Husten hatte.
spray [sth] on [sth/sb],
spray [sth] onto [sth/sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(apply a fine mist)jemanden bespritzen Vt
  etwas besprühen Vt
  etwas einsprühen Vt, sepa
 Helen sprayed the cleaning product on the windows.
 Helen sprühte das Reinigungsmittel auf die Fenster.
sprinkle [sth] on [sth],
sprinkle [sth] onto [sth]
vtr + prep
(grain, powder: scatter)etwas über etwas streuen Päp + Vt
  etwas auf etwas streuen Präp + Vt
 Oliver sprinkled sugar on his breakfast cereal.
 Oliver streute Zucker über sein Frühstücksmüsli.
sprinkle [sth] on [sth],
sprinkle [sth] onto [sth]
vtr + prep
(liquid: apply in smalll drops)etw mit etw besprenkeln Präp + Vt
  etw mit etw bespritzen Präp + Vt
 Nancy sprinkled water onto the shirt before ironing it.
 Nancy besprenkelte das Hemd vor dem Bügeln mit Wasser.
stencil [sth] onto [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (apply with a stencil)schabloniert Adj
stick [sth] on [sth/sb],
stick [sth] onto [sth/sb]
vtr + prep
informal (attach)etwas an etwas anheften Präp + Vt, sepa
 Let me stick this notice on the board.
 Lass mich diese Nachricht ans Brett anheften.
strap [sth] to [sth],
strap [sth] into [sth],
strap [sth] onto [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(fasten with strap)etw an etw festschnallen Präp + Vt, sepa
  etw an etw schnallen Präp + Vt
 The courier strapped the package onto the back of his bike and set off.
 Der Lieferant schnallte das Packet auf den Gepäckträger seines Rades fest und fuhr los.
tag [sth] onto [sth] vtr + prep (attach, append)etw anhängen Vt, sepa
  etw anfügen Vt, sepa
  etw etikettieren Vi
 James tagged the file onto the email, so his manager could see what the problem was.
 James hängte der E-Mail die Datei an, so konnte sein Chef das Problem besser nachvollziehen.
thread [sth] onto [sth] vtr + prep (bead: put onto a string)etw auf etw auffädeln Vt, sepa
 Thread the beads onto the string like this.
 Fädel die Perlen so auf den Faden auf.
trace [sth],
trace [sth] onto [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(outline)etw zeichnen Vt
  etw nachzeichnen Vt, sepa
 The architect traced the plans carefully.
 Der Architekt zeichnete die Pläne vorsichtig.
wean [sb] onto [sth] vtr + prep UK (feed a baby solids)mit dem ersten Brei füttern Rdw
 It's usual to wean a baby onto solid food at about 6 months.
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on·to [ˈɒntʊ; -tə] präp
  • 1. auf (+akk)
  • 2.
    be onto sth sl hinter etwas gekommen sein;
    he’s onto you sl er hat dich durchschaut
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