on the meaning
(chiefly African American Vernacular, used with adjectives describing frequency)
; on such a
We go to school
My sister gets in trouble
Used in the Middle of Sentence
Healy’s first act was to crudely wipe out Forrest
touchline. He saw yellow when it could have been red. Lafferty then had his name taken for a late one on Adam Matthews.
You'd better run over your statement before going
There are dirty thumbmarks
pages of this book.
Used in the Beginning of Sentence
way to my office I imagined Cynthia as a chrysalis, my imposed burden of studenthood, falling off me, drifting into the night.
wedding-day the bridegroom, gorgeously arrayed, and mounted on his best horse or camel, proceeds with his friends to a "ziarat," or shrine, there to implore a blessing [ … ] .
first Tuesday after the first Monday of November, American voters go to the polls for general elections.
for the defined word.
Grammatically, this idiom "on the" is an
, more specifically, an
Definiteness: Level 1
Definite ➨ Versatile
on the qt
on the go
on the QT
on the up
on the sly