project onto

phrasal verb

projected onto; projecting onto; projects onto
: to believe or imagine that (one's ideas, feelings, etc.) are shared by (another person)
She projected her fears onto him.

Examples of project onto in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lighting effects projected onto the animatronics help illustrate the icy transformations of the characters. Brady MacDonald, Orange County Register, 5 June 2024 The fun decorative touch is the colorful lights projecting onto the top floors of the building. Martie Bowser, Essence, 16 May 2024 Another scene revealed her outdoor movie setup in which Drew Barrymore in Blended is projected onto the screen. Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 15 May 2024 To a roaring crowd, Tupac, artificially generated using CGI and projected onto the stage, rose up from out of the ground like a ghost. Greg Rosalsky, NPR, 14 May 2024 At the exact point in the scene where the film’s title appears on screen over the action, there it is projected onto the stage background. David Benedict, Variety, 8 May 2024 Outside, projected onto the facade, was a kaleidoscopic video that overlaid cartoonish eyes, lightning bolts and sacred geometry. Renée Reizman, Los Angeles Times, 8 May 2024 Each light, which features a leafy pattern that projects onto the ground below, takes about six hours to fully charge and stays illuminated for up to 10 hours. Stephanie Osmanski, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Apr. 2024 The war, in which Scholz had seen action on two fronts, had shattered the sentimental Romanticism projected onto traditional German rural life. Washington Post, 4 Apr. 2024

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“Project onto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/project%20onto. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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