on-the-spot

See also: on the spot

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

on-the-spot (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) At the scene; in the right place at the exact moment.
    Now, over to our man in Tokyo for an on-the-spot report.
    • 1961 May, “Talking of Trains: E.R. Man for Marylebone”, in Trains Illustrated, page 259:
      The L.M.R. is building up this new district organisation to ensure on-the-spot attention to the Marylebone suburban services, of which dieselisation with multiple-units has made a tentative beginning.

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