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English definition of “on”


preposition (FINANCIAL SUPPORT)    /ɒn/ US  /ɑːn/
used to show what is providing financial support or an income : I've only got £50 a week to live on at the moment . He retired on a generous pension from the company .UK She's on (= earning ) £25,000 a year .Grants and allowances Grammar:On, ontoOn and onto are prepositions.
(Definition of on preposition (FINANCIAL SUPPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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