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spot on (comparative more spot on, superlative most spot on)

  1. (informal) Exact; correct; accurate; absolutely right.
    I was spot on with my guess.
    • 1995, Nick Hornby, High Fidelity, London: Victor Gollancz, →ISBN, page 22:
      Victor was spot on, of course; in fact, I have often been tempted to seek him out when I have been plagued by diseases of the heart. He'd be able to tell me in ten seconds whether someone was worth a tattoo or not.
    • 2011 October 23, Becky Ashton, “QPR 1 - 0 Chelsea”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      His counterpart Neil Warnock got his tactics spot on as Chelsea struggled to get into any sort of groove in the first half.
  2. (informal) Excellent.

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The comparative and superlative uses of this phrase are quite rare.

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  • spot on”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.

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