on = en preposition

1on

/ˈɑn, ˈɔn/ adverb
adverb

Spanish Translation of ON

1
(indicating contact with a surface)
put the top onpon la tapa
he has a hat onlleva un sombrero puesto
2
(indicating forward movement)
from that moment ona partir de ese momento
farther onmás adelante
3
(indicating operation or an operating position)
turn the light onprende la luz

2on

adjective
adjective

Spanish Translation of ON

1
(being in operation)
the radio is onel radio está prendido
2
(taking place)
the game is onel juego ha comenzado
3
to be on to : estar enterado de

3on

preposition
preposition

Spanish Translation of ON

1
(indicating location or position) : en, sobre, encima de
on the tableen/sobre la mesa, encima de la mesa
shadows on the wallsombras en la pared
on foot/horsebacka pie/caballo
on one's hands and kneesa gatas
she kissed him on the cheeklo besó en la mejilla
on page 102en la página 102
on a Web siteen un sitio web
2
by, beside : junto a, al lado de
a house on the lakeuna casa junto al lago
3
at, to : a
it's on the rightestá a la derecha
4
aboard, in : en, a
on the planeen el avión
he got on the trainsubió al tren
5
(indicating time)
she worked on Saturdaystrabajaba los sábados
every hour on the hourcada hora en punto
6
(indicating means or agency) : por
he cut himself on a tin canse cortó con una lata
to talk on the telephonehablar por teléfono
7
(indicating source) : de
to live on a salaryvivir de un sueldo
it runs on dieselfunciona con diesel
based on factbasado en hechos reales
8
according to : de, según
on good authorityde buena fuente
9
(indicating a state or process) : en
on fireen llamas
on the increaseen aumento
on salerebajado
10
(indicating connection or membership) : en
on a committeeen una comisión
11
(indicating an activity)
on vacationde vacaciones
on a dieta dieta
12
about, concerning : sobre
a book on insectsun libro sobre insectos
reflect on thatreflexiona sobre eso
13
: tomando
to be on medicationtomar medicamentos
to be on drugsdrogarse
14
on it familiar
don't worry—I'm on itno te preocupes, yo me encargo de eso
15
on one : encima
I don't have it on meno lo llevo/tengo encima
16
on someone : por cuenta de alguien
drinks are on the houseinvita la casa

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