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be on the pill

To be taking birth control pills. If you're going to be sexually active, you should be on the pill.
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be on the ˈpill

(of women) be regularly taking a medicine that will stop you getting pregnant (= the contraceptive pill)
See also: on, pill
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A YOUR mum wouldn't be happy about you being on the pill because it means you are having sex - and, at 15, the law says you shouldn't.