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A.) Ready to perform. ‘On’ refers to being on stage such as in a play or music event. “The band is on in a few minutes.”

B.)Drunk.  Highly intoxicated.  ‘On’ implies that one has taken some pill or imbibed some alcohol. “That hippie is very high, he’s on something.”

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