| 1. This cougar jumped onto a tree limb to get a better view of the area. |
| 2. Kids in Minnesota get onto the ice as soon as the lakes freeze in the winter. |
| 3. This professor decided to put his lectures onto the internet so that more people could hear his ideas. |
4. He’s onto his next meeting.
(onto = going to)
| 5. The waves are crashing onto the beach. |
6. She has some very interesting ideas about making cars safer and cleaner. I think she’s onto something.
(onto something = a person has a great idea.)
| 7. He jumped onto the handlebars of his bike and rode it backwards. |
| 8. This group of people from The Corner Bar got onto a conference bike and went for a ride. |
9. He’s trying to fool her, but she’s onto him.
(onto a person/people = know someone is going to try to do something sneaky, funny, or mean.)
10. He’s a very quick worker. He finished his last project early, and now he’s already onto his next assignment.
"onto" is similar to "on" but not exactly the same.