put (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.
Word by Word Definitions
: to place in a specified position or relationship : lay
: to move in a specified direction
: to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust
: a throw made with an overhand pushing motion
: the act or an instance of putting the shot
: an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d
: being in place : fixed, set
: some person : somebody
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