on-the-spot
on-the-scene on-the-scene on-the-spot on-the-spotadj. Being or occurring at the place or time in question; as, an on-the-scene newscast. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • On the spot — Spot Spot (sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw. spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See {Spit} to eject from the mouth, and cf. {Spatter}.] 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on the spot — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. or[upon the spot] At that exact time and at the same time or place; without waiting or leaving. * /The news of important events is often broadcast on the spot over television./ * /When Tom ruined an expensive machine, his …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the spot — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. or[upon the spot] At that exact time and at the same time or place; without waiting or leaving. * /The news of important events is often broadcast on the spot over television./ * /When Tom ruined an expensive machine, his …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • On the spot — may refer to: On the Spot (TV series), a series which aired during 2003 on the WB Television Network On the Spot (Canadian TV series), produced by the National Film Board of Canada from 1953 54 On the Spot, a weekly webcast hosted by GameSpot On… …   Wikipedia

  • on the spot — phrasal 1. at once ; immediately 2. at the place of action 3. a. in a responsible or accountable position b. in a difficult or trying situation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • On the Spot (pricing game) — On the Spot was a pricing game on the American television game show, The Price Is Right . Played from January 27, 2003 to November 5, 2004, it was played for a car, and used small prizes.GameplayThe contestant began in the center of a large… …   Wikipedia

  • On the Spot (TV series) — On the Spot Also known as Untitled Jeff Davis Project Genre Comedy Created by Robert Cohen Written by Robert Cohen and others Directed by …   Wikipedia

  • On The Spot (Inez song) — On The Spot is the second single of Inez. On The Spot was a big success in the Danish clubs, but it was a moderate success in the Norwegian Clubs …   Wikipedia

  • Observation on the Spot — Polish book cover Observation on the Spot (Wizja lokalna, also translated as Inspection at the Scene of the Crime) is a science fiction novel by Stanisław Lem which has not been translated into English. It deals with Ijon Tichy s traveling to a… …   Wikipedia

  • Johnny-on-the-spot — {adj. phr.} At the right place when needed; present and ready to help; very prompt; on time. * /A good waterboy is always Johnny on the spot./ * /The firemen were Johnny on the spot and put out the fire in the house soon after it started./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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