1. This cougar jumped onto a tree limb to get a better view of the area. cougar
 2. Kids in Minnesota get onto the ice as soon as the lakes freeze in the winter. girl skating
 3. This professor decided to put his lectures onto the internet so that more people could hear his ideas. onto

 4. He’s onto his next meeting.

(onto = going to)

onto the next thing
 5. The waves are crashing onto the beach. onto waves

 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.)

onto something
 7. He jumped onto the handlebars of his bike and rode it backwards. man riding bike
 8. This group of people from The Corner Bar got onto a conference bike and went for a ride. The Corner Bar

 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.)

onto him

 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.