V n onto n, V n on to n
Structure informationThe noun group following the verb is the Object, and the prepositional phrase is an Adjunct. This structure has a passive, with the pattern be V-ed onto n. The prepositional phrase is an Adjunct. Though the prepositional phrase in this structure usually comes after the noun group,it sometimes comes before it, especially when the noun group is a long one.
We are prone to project onto the other person feelings and reactions which are essentially our own.