Translation of "on" - English-Catalan dictionary


preposition uk /ɒn/

A1 on a surface of something

a, en, sobre
I put the book on that shelf.
He stepped on my foot.

A1 covering, touching, attached to, or hanging from something

a, en
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

el dia
He will arrive on 14 February.
I have to work on Saturday.

A2 used to refer to a place when giving directions

Take the first turning on the right.
Our house is the second on the left after the stop sign.

A2 in a particular place

a, en
See the diagram on page 22.
I met her on a ship.

A2 being broadcast or presented

What’s on TV tonight?

A2 used to show what money or time is used for

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

Did you go over on the ferry?

B1 about


B1 next to or along the side of

a, en
The bank is on Maple Street.
Cambridge is on the River Cam.
Cincinnati is on the Ohio River.

B1 using something

per, a
I spoke to Dad on the phone.
I was working on my computer.

(Translation of “on preposition” from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)