get on/onto the subject of

Definition of get on/onto the subject of

  1. :  to start talking about Every time I talk to her, we seem to get on/onto the subject of work.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

ontoplay
  1. :  to a position on

    :  in or into a state of awareness about

    : used as a function word to indicate a set each element of which is the image of at least one element of another set

  1. :  mapping elements in such a way that every element in one set is the image of at least one element in another set

subjectplay
  1. :  one that is placed under authority or control: such as

    :  vassal

    :  one subject to a monarch and governed by the monarch's law

  1. :  owing obedience or allegiance to the power or dominion of another

    :  suffering a particular liability or exposure

    :  having a tendency or inclination :  prone

  1. :  to bring under control or dominion :  subjugate

    :  to make (as oneself) amenable to the discipline and control of a superior

    :  to make liable :  predispose


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