Definition of Be on
1. Verb. Appear in a show, on T.V. or radio. "The news won't be on tonight"
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Literary usage of Be on
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"... however, still anxious to be on good terms with the followers of both religions on the continent, and before the end of 1611 he was negotiating for the ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"Hence an ion can not be caught when the field is on unless the molecule which is broken up into ions happens to be on the line of force running from the ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Ordinarily both the large host used for the Mass and the particles intended for distribution of Communion should be on the altar at the beginning of the ..."
4. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"All impeachments shall be tried by the senate; and, when sitting for that purpose, the senators shall be on oath or affirmation to do justice according to ..."