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Inglese grammatica




  1. Third-person singular present form of olema.
    See on seal.
    It is there.
    See on seal olnud.
    It has been there.
  2. Third-person plural present form of olema.

on m. (plural en)

  1. lamb

on m.

  1. he (third person personal singular)

on (not comparable)

  1. in the state of being active, functioning or operating
  2. performing according to schedule
    Are we still on for tonight?
    Is the show still on?
  3. (UK, informal) Acceptable, appropriate.
    right on; bang on; not on
  4. (baseball, informal) Having reached a base as a runner and being positioned there, awaiting further action from a subsequent batter.

on (not comparable)

  1. to an operating state
    turn the television on
  2. along, forwards (continuing an action)
    drive on, rock on
  3. in continuation, at length.
    and so on.
    He rambled on and on.
  4. (cricket) in, or towards the half of the field on the same side as the batsmans legs; the left side for a right-handed batsman; leg
  5. (not US) Later.
    Ten years on nothing had changed in the village.

on m. sg.

  1. a, an


  1. Positioned at the upper surface of, touching from above.
    on the table; on the couch
  2. covering
    He wore old shoes on his feet.
  3. At the date of.
    Born on the 4th of July.
  4. Some time during the day of.
    Ill see you on Monday.
    The bus leaves on Friday.
    Can I see you on a different day? On Sunday Im busy.
  5. Dealing with the subject of, about, or concerning something.
    A book on history.
    The World Summit on the Information Society.
  6. Touching; hanging from.
    The fruit ripened on the trees.
    The painting hangs on the wall.
  7. (informal) In the possession of.
    I havent got any money on me.
  8. Because of, or due to.
    To arrest someone on suspicion of bribery.
    To contact someone on a hunch.
  9. Immediately after.
    On Jacks entry, William got up to leave.
  10. Paid for by.
    The drinks are on me tonight, boys.
    The meal is on the house.
    I paid for the airfare and meals for my family, but the hotel room was on the company.
  11. Used to indicate a means or medium.
    I saw it on television.
    Cant you see Im on the phone?
  12. Indicating a means of subsistence.
    They lived on ten dollars a week.
    The dog survived three weeks on rainwater.
  13. Away or occupied with (e.g. a scheduled activity).
    Hes on his lunch break.
    on vacation
    on holiday
  14. Regularly taking (a drug).
    Youve been on these antidepressants far too long.
    Hes acting so strangely, I think he must be on something.
  15. (mathematics) Having identical domain and codomain.
    a function on V
  16. (mathematics) Having Vn as domain and V as codomain, for some set V and integer n.
    an operator on V
  17. (mathematics) Generated by.
    the free group on four letters
  18. Supported by (the specified part of itself).
    A table cant stand on two legs.
    After resting on his elbows, he stood on his toes, then walked on his heels.
  19. At a given time after the start of something.
    • 2011 September 24, Aled Williams, “Chelsea 4 - 1 Swansea”, BBC Sport:
      The Spain striker had given Chelsea the lead on 29 minutes but was shown a straight red card 10 minutes later for a rash challenge on Mark Gower.


  1. (cardinal) ten
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