climb on(to) (someone or something)

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climb on(to) (someone or something)

To mount someone or something. We can reach the cookies on that shelf if you climb on my back. I was nervous, but I climbed onto the horse nonetheless.
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climb on(to) something

 and climb on
to ascend to or mount something. I climbed onto the side of the truck. Tommy climbed on the truck.
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YOUTHS are being warned by police that they are putting their lives at risk if they climb onto roof tops.
The local farm equipment dealers had a display of tractors and equipment and all the farm kids would climb onto the operator's seats of the equipment.
She saw the toddler climb onto the window sill and was unable to catch her in time.
James Coles, pictured, of MMRT said: "Two walkers had set off to climb onto Hart Fell from Hart Fell Spa.
NETHEROYD HILL | |July 12 at 6.15 am: Climb onto garage roof on Fixby Park Drive, prise open UPVC window gaining entry, make an untidy search and steal pillowcase and a Ryobi circular saw.
Police attempted to control the angry mob as they struggled with officers and tried to climb onto a police van, which was parked outside the courts.
"You made a conscious decision to climb onto the roofs of a number of terraced houses.
He managed to climb onto the roof of the semi-detached house.
"Three policemen who had to climb onto the roof of one of the six illegally built wooden structures to get a settler who was refusing to be evacuated were lightly injured when the roof collapsed," Rosenfeld said.
It's great for toning the upper body and thighs as you need strong muscles to hold the board and climb onto it while treading water.
"The men were in no immediate danger but they could have been hurt trying to climb onto the pier, so the best option was to evacuate them.
According to reports, the deluge has entered the residential areas of Dera Allah Yar, prompting people to climb onto their rooftops.
The boy managed to climb onto a windowsill in his family's apartment and then fell to the street below.
The doors of the Centre had to be barricaded with tables as fans swarmed over the building, some even trying to climb onto the roof and in through skylights.
Tim Crawford, economist at Halifax, said: "First-time buyers continue to struggle to climb onto the property ladder.