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He climbed onto the roof to get a better view.
A tree fell onto a car, trapping the people inside.
Marilyn emptied her shopping bag onto the carpet.
A spectator ran onto the field and attacked the referee.
Eric can make people laugh merely by walking onto the stage.
Thousands of protesters poured out onto the streets.
She rolled over onto her back and gazed at the ceiling.
Somehow Donovan’s name had got onto the list of candidates.
To form the plural, just add ‘s’ or ‘es’ onto the end.
The kitchen looks out onto a long narrow garden.
an apartment building facing onto Waterloo Street
Internet companies obviously thought they were onto a good thing.
The neighbours have been onto me again about the dogs barking.
Get onto the sales department and find out what’s happened.
I think you could be onto something here.
This is the British English definition of onto. View American English definition of onto.