enter image description hereenter image description hereI just came across this two sentences: You press it onto an pad of ink./You press it on to an ink pad.

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The thing is, if the separate use of "on and "to" changes the meaning of the sentence in contrast as when you use the preposition "onto". I think it just means the same. I am very


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That's wild; the original print has a typo.

Probably the best way to say this would be either "you press it onto a pad of ink" or "you press it onto an ink pad"

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