put onto

put onto (someone or something)

1. Literally, to place someone or something on top of something. You can put the vase onto the mantelpiece. He put the child onto the table and gave her an ice cream cone.
2. To put someone in contact with someone else; to make someone aware of someone or something. Got into a car accident, huh? Don't worry, I'll put you onto a great mechanic. She put me onto a tech company that's looking to hire new engineers.
See also: put

put someone onto someone or something

to alert someone to the existence of someone or something; to lead someone to someone or something. Nancy put Elaine onto George, who knew of a job that Elaine might be interested in. Nancy put Elaine onto a good job lead.
See also: put
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We are happy to win the game, but it's not just the result but the quality we can put onto the pitch.
Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that last year, for the first time on record, natural gas plants' percentage of total potential electrical output generated and put onto the grid also known as capacity factor--beat out that of coal plants.
Paul offered to have my magic poster of my grandfather, Sheffield conjuror Professor De Syle put onto archival paper to preserve it, which he did at his own time and expense.
The "16" number plates went on sale last week but they can only be put onto a brand new vehicle from March 1.
One said they saw a girl being put onto a stretcher and taken into an ambulance.
8 Watering 4mm put onto the bend into the home straight and areas of the 6f Chute on Friday.
Floating storage is there to be put onto the market as soon as possible after some sort of agreement," said the former official who now runs an energy consultancy in the UK.
After the concert each year group had the opportunity to get a photograph taken with her which was put onto the Metro Radio Website.
Our primarily trade-only model means that conventional label printers can accept orders for short-run quality labels that are not economical to put onto a flexo or offset press, without the need to invest in new plant and digitally skilled labour.
e tiles that were replaced were not skipped as is usually the norm, but were stacked and bound and put onto pallets ready for collection.
Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov has promised that the referendum on voting rules proposed January is to be put onto MPs' agenda this week.
Put onto a warm plate and repeat, stacking the pancakes until you have cooked them all.
As one is running on different grounds and textures it's able to inflate or deflate depending on the pressure you put onto it and could help support you as a runner.
Power is put onto the road through Mercedes-Benz's 4Matic all-wheel-drive system, allowing the car to complete the 0-100 km/h sprint in under five seconds.
The valve is sewn onto a stent, and the stent is then put onto a balloon catheter that is guided to the heart, usually through the femoral vein.