on to

 , onto
 Until the twentieth century onto as one word was almost unknown in both Britain and America, and its standing remains somewhat dubious in Britain. Today in the United States (and increasingly in Britain), onto is used where the two elements function as a compound preposition ("He jumped onto the horse") and on to is used where on is an adverb ("We moved on to the next subject").

Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.

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