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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘On’. Over 50 Sentences


On — US. [ɑːn], UK. [ɒn]

Main meanings:

  1. In a position above and in contact with a surface.
  2. In operation or in progress.
  3. Supported by or in favor of.
  4. Scheduled or planned for a particular day or time.


10 simple sentences:

  • We’re going on a trip.
  • The cat is on the roof.
  • He relies on his friends.
  • Let’s focus on the task.
  • The concert is on Friday.
  • What’s on your mind?
  • They walked on the beach.
  • I’m on the committee.
  • Put the keys on the table.
  • The movie starts on time.


The sentences from movies:

Come on, man. – Cellular (2004)

You’ll catch on. – Jumper (2008)

She’s on her way. – The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

Sit back down on the couch. – Magnolia (1999)

The only child on the island. – Wonder Woman (2017)

Honey, are we going on a trip? – Bad Teacher (2011)

All right I’ll get my pajamas on. – A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

I better go check on her. – Frozen II (2019)

Now hang on to your seat. – Twins (1988)

I’m gonna get this on film. – Anaconda (1997)

Nobody pours water on the fire! – Elemental (2023)

Still working on those manners? – War of the Worlds (2005)

Mama’s going on a ride. – A Man Called Otto (2022)

Let me get started on that! – Lucy (2014)

Go easy on the rations. – Finch (2021)

Luckiest guy on earth. – Ford v Ferrari (2019)

Someone picked it up on shore. – I Am Legend (2007)

She keeps an eye on me. – Oblivion (2013)

Let me get on. – Jaws (1975)

The climax is on the fritz. – Last Action Hero (1993)

You can count on us, Papa. – Smurfs (2011)

It’s on the left. – Madagascar (2005)

Had electrical tape on the handle. – Nobody (2021)

You’ll be safer on the second floor. – Rush Hour (1998)

I get my own job on my own at a big salon. – You Don’t Mess with the Zohan (2008)

Hang on a second. – Abyss (1989)

Did it grow on a tree? – The Gods Must Be Crazy (1984)

Did you get anything on them yet? – Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

I’m actually still kind of working on it. – The Neon Demon (2016)

There’s 180,000 on your head. – American Sniper (2014)

Like us, he’s on his own. – The Revenant (2015)

You left me on the street corner. – A Thousand and One (2023)

Yes, sir, on remand, sir. – A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Tom, I can’t sign on to this. – The Space Between Us (2017)

We’d both taken on, uh, far too many drinks. – The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

It has your fingerprints on it. – Go (1999)

You threw the cage on my foot. – Beethoven (1992)

Must have dug up garbage on the wrong guy. – L.A. Confidential (1997)

Two actuals on the way. – Platoon (1986)

I can’t find them on my own. – Finding Dory (2016)

What’s on your mind. – Millers Crossing (1990)