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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
        • If the previous request (which’s response was generated by the jsp) set a cookie on the client —Java Forums
        • In all, 200,000 fun packs will be distributed at the three shows this year – the National Education Show, NDP Preview and on the day of the parade, Aug 9.
        • The farmer who lived on the farm prior to my arrival had left the floors of the barn and drive-shed littered with junk metal.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • On the same visit to Oberlin he volunteered to codirect a school production of Tartuffe, in which he also played a bit part that turned out to be fateful.
        • On the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November, American voters go to the polls for general elections.
        • On the trip up Mt. Ranier, two of the kids got nosebleeds from the dry air and altitude.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
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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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