Definition of put onto phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


put onto

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

    put somebody onto somebody


    put somebody onto 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 somebody about somebody/something that they may like or find useful Who put you onto this restaurant—it's great!
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