glue on(to) (something)

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glue on(to) (something)

To use glue to adhere something to something else. When "on" is used, a noun or pronoun can be used between "glue" and "on." Have you glued those pictures onto the poster yet? No, it's fine, I'll glue the lace on.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

glue something on(to) something

 and glue something to something; glue something on
to attach something to something else with cement. Please glue the binding onto this book. Someone pulled it off. Please glue on the binding.
See also: glue, on
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Prone to banging his hands down in bouts of frustration, the boy became irritated after pictures he was cutting out and gluing onto a piece of paper in an art class stuck to his fingers.
If you use twigs or other narrow, uneven material that can't completely cover the frame board, you may want to paint the frame to match the material you're gluing onto it.