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preposition
 
/ɒn/
A1 on a surface of something
عَلى
I put the book on that shelf. He stepped on my foot.
A1 covering, touching, attached to, or hanging from something
عَلى
You have blood on your shirt. Which finger do you wear your ring on?
A1 used to show the date or day when something happens
فِي (يَوْم أو تاريخ)
He will arrive on 14 February. I have to work on Saturday.
A2 used to refer to a place when giving directions
عَلى
Take the first turning on the right. Our house is the second on the left after the stop sign.
A2 in a particular place
في
See the diagram on page 22. I met her on a ship.
A2 being broadcast or presented
عَلى (التِلِفِزيون)
What’s on TV tonight?
A2 used to show what money or time is used for
عَلى
She refuses to spend more than £40 on a pair of shoes. We’ve wasted too much time on this already.
A2 used to show some methods of travelling
بَواسِطة
Sam loves travelling on buses. Did you go over on the ferry?
B1 about
تَقْريبًا
a book on pregnancy
B1 next to or along the side of
بِقُرْب
The bank is on Maple Street. Cambridge is on the River Cam. Cincinnati is on the Ohio River.
B1 using something
عَلى (لِلتَّواصُل عَبْر جِهاز مُعَيَّن)
I spoke to Dad on the phone. I was working on my computer.
(Definition of on preposition from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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