on the money
phrasal exactly right or accurate <
her intuition was right on the money
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on die money — {adv. phr.} Exactly right; exactly accurate. * /Algernon won the lottery; the numbers he picked were right on the money./ Compare: ON THE NOSE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on die money — {adv. phr.} Exactly right; exactly accurate. * /Algernon won the lottery; the numbers he picked were right on the money./ Compare: ON THE NOSE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the nose — {adv. phr.}, {informal} Just right; exactly. * /Stanley hit the ball on the nose./ * /The airplane pilot found the small landing field on the nose./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the nose — {adv. phr.}, {informal} Just right; exactly. * /Stanley hit the ball on the nose./ * /The airplane pilot found the small landing field on the nose./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • The Money or the Gun — was an Australian comedy / talk show on the ABC network in 1989 1990, with occasional specials until 1994. It was written by Andrew Denton, Simon Dodd, Bruce Griffiths, and George Dodd, directed by Martin Coombes and produced by Mark… …   Wikipedia

  • on the side — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. In addition to a main thing, amount or quantity; extra. * /He ordered a hamburger with onions and French fries on the side./ * /His job at the hospital did not pay much, so he found another on the side./ * /The cowboys… …   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 side — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. In addition to a main thing, amount or quantity; extra. * /He ordered a hamburger with onions and French fries on the side./ * /His job at the hospital did not pay much, so he found another on the side./ * /The cowboys… …   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 rocks — {adj. phr.} 1. {informal} Wrecked or ruined. * /Mr. Jones business and marriage were both on the rocks./ 2. With ice only. * /At the restaurant, Sally ordered orange juice on the rocks./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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