Definition of put onto phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

put onto

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    put somebody onto somebody/something

     
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  1. 1to tell the police, etc. about where a criminal is or about a crime What first put the police onto the scam?
  2. 2to tell someone about someone or something that they may like or find useful Who put you onto this restaurant? It's great!
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