Phrasal Verb: Be on

Be on

Be functioning (of machines)

Example:The computer IS ON.

Be on

Take place

Example:The show IS ON for the next three months.

Be on

Take medication or drugs, especially when they affect the person badly

Example:He IS ON anti-depressants and has become very difficult to please.

Be on

Be at the top of one’s game, performing very well

Example:He IS really ON right now- three goals in five minutes!

Other Phrasal Verbs

We have 27 phrasal verbs with 'BE'