turn onto (someone or something)

turn onto (someone or something)

To become especially interested in or enamored of someone or something. I really turned onto postmodern literature when I was in college. Sarah has turned onto real bad boys lately, dudes with motorcycles and gnarly tattoos.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

turn onto something

 
1. Lit. to walk or steer one's vehicle onto a road, highway, or path. Turn onto the main road and go west about a mile. As she turned onto the familiar highway, she realized that she had left her purse in the store.
2. turn onto someone or something Inf. Fig. to become interested in someone or something. Jeff turned onto electronics at the age of fourteen. I tried to get her to turn onto me, but she could only think of John.
See also: turn
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

turn onto someone/something

in. to become interested in someone or something. I tried to get her to turn onto me, but she could only think of John.
See also: someone, something, turn
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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