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    What does "on to" mean in the following context?

    It's amazing how fast information is transmitted nowadays, especially relevant information. Landslide must really be on to something. Here is a sample client testimonial.

    Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by unpakwon View Post
    What does "on to" mean in the following context?

    It's amazing how fast information is transmitted nowadays, especially relevant information. Landslide must really be on to something. Here is a sample client testimonial.

    Thank you.
    If you are "on to something" it means that you have had an idea about it, perhaps a new idea.

    - I saw Jane and David whispering in the hallway the other day. I wonder what it was about.
    - I don't know. I saw them meeting in the canteen too.
    - It's very strange. What can they be up to?
    - Ooooh, I wonder if it's about the new manager who started last week. I heard a rumour that Jane and David want to get him fired.
    - Ah, you might be on to something there! I'll see if I can find out more.

    Note that despite checking various online sites, I can't work out if we use "on to" or "onto"! It's not something I often write down.

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    I see.

    Many thanks.

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