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English definition of “put sb onto sth”

put sb onto sth

phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to introduce a person to something or someone that could bring them an advantage: David put me onto a wonderful vegetarian cookery book. Can you put me onto (= tell me where to find) a good dentist?Finding and discovering
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