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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
        • She was fed up him laying on the jokes, which she found insulting.
        • Jeffery points out that among his neighbors are several ex-Roman Catholics who are leaning toward reinvolvement in the Church--but not on the old "do as we tell you, unquestioningly" terms.
        • For each panel, the displayed curves correspond to the higher concentration of the analyte, both for hproNGF WT and mutants, in order to compare the proneurotrophins on the same antibody.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • 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.'
        • On the wedding-day the bridegroom, gorgeously arrayed, and mounted on his best horse or camel, proceeds with his friends to a "ziarat," or shrine, there to implore a blessing [ … ] .
        • On the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November, American voters go to the polls for general elections.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
      Related Links:
      1. en on the up
      2. en on the qt
      3. en on the go
      4. en on the QT
      5. en on the fly
      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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