put (someone) on to

phrasal verb
put (someone) on to; putting (someone) on to; puts (someone) on to

Definition of put (someone) on to

: to give (someone) information about (something) : to tell (someone) about (something that he or she did not know about before) A friend of mine put me on to this book in high school.

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“Put (someone) on to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20%28someone%29%20on%20to. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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