Translation of "on" - English-Turkish dictionary


preposition uk us /ɒn/

A1 on a surface of something

üstüne, üstünde
We put all of our medicine on a high shelf.

A2 in a particular place

the diagram on page 22
I met her on a ship.

A2 used to show the way in which something is recorded or performed

(tv. vs.) ...da/de; gösterimde; programda
What's on television tonight?

B2 used to show what happens as a result of touching something

...ile; kullanımında
I cut myself on a knife.

B1 about

hakkında, ...da/de/dair; ...ile ilgili

A2 used to show what money or time is used for

(zaman ve para sarfetmede) ...da/de
I've wasted too much time on this already.
She refuses to spend more than £20 on a pair of shoes.

B1 next to or along the side of

(yanında, civarda) ...da/de
The post office is on Bateman Street.

A1 used to show the date or day when something happens

(gün ve tarih belirtmede) ...tarihinde; ...gününde; ...da/de
He's due to arrive on 14 February.
I'm working on my birthday.

B1 using something

(telefon vs.)...da/de
I spoke to Mum on the phone.

happening after something and often because of it

The Prince was informed on his return to the UK.

A2 used to show some methods of travelling

(araç, vasıta vs.) ...ile; ...da/de
Did you go over on the ferry?

B2 used to show something that is used as food, fuel, or a drug

(yiyecek, yakıt, ilaç vs.) ...ile; kullanarak
This radio runs on batteries.
I can't drink wine because I'm on antibiotics.
be on a committee/panel, etc

to be a member of a group or organization

kurul/jüri/komite üyesi olmak
She's on the playgroup committee.
have/carry sth on you

to have something with you

yanında/üstünde bulundurmak/taşımak
Do you have your driving licence on you?
be on me/him, etc informal

used to show who is paying for something

parası/ödemesi benden/ondan vs. olmak
This meal is on me.

(Translation of “on preposition” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English–Turkish © Cambridge University Press)