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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
        • 1934, Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Commentary on The Holy Qur'an, note 3428 on 29:6:
        • The exact dimension of the cyst and its distance from the lateral knee joint line and the tibiotalar joint line were marked on the skin.
        • If you'd like to get a jump on the holiday season, many craft stores already have holiday patterns out.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • On the way to my office I imagined Cynthia as a chrysalis, my imposed burden of studenthood, falling off me, drifting into the night.
        • On the feetfirst top-top with a 19-inch hole, your body is tilted to about a 35-degree angle on entry.
        • On the screen, big-bosomed blondes intimidated bad guys who looked like waiters at the Ivy, everyone double-handing their guns in absurd poses, tossing around 'perp' and 'forensics.'
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
      Related Links:
      1. en on the up
      2. en on the qt
      3. en on the QT
      4. en on the go
      5. en on the run
      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.
      Definiteness: Level 1
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