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    Definition of on the in English Dictionary

  • Adverb
    1. (chiefly African American Vernacular, used with adjectives describing frequency) every; on such a basis.
      1. We go to school on the daily. ‎
      2. My sister gets in trouble on the regular. ‎
    2. Used other than as an idiom: see on,‎ the.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Postcards from Florida might mean someone is rubbing in the fact he or she has been lounging on the white, sandy beaches
        • To work efficiently, it's important to have a handle on the procedures involved.
        • After all the stupid sitcoms and 90210ish garbage, its[sic] nice to see some sort of quality programming on the itty bitty channel.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • On the one hand, there is Dr. Barack, the high-minded, Niebuhr-quoting speechifier who spent this past winter thrilling the Scarlett Johansson set and feeling the fierce urgency of now.
        • On the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November, American voters go to the polls for general elections.
        • On the eve of her 83rd birthday, Laura Flood looks forward to teaching her granddaughter Angel Larkman the finer points of running a trapline or hunting moose in the Temiskaming bush.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
      Related Links:
      1. en on the QT
      2. en on the up
      3. en on the qt
      4. en on the go
      5. en on the dot
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of on the for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "on the" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb.
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