on target
phrasal precisely correct or valid especially in interpreting or addressing a problem or vital issue

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on target — ► if you are on target with a project, etc., you are likely to achieve what you planned at the time you intended: »The company s ambitious growth plans are on target. on target to do sth »We are on target to meet our sales goals for the coming… …   Financial and business terms

  • on-target — /on tahr git, awn /, adj. correct, accurate, or adhering closely to an anticipated outcome: an on target forecast for the weekend weather. * * * …   Universalium

  • on target — 1 the striker was bang on target: ACCURATE, precise, unerring, sure, on the mark; Brit. informal spot on. 2 the project was on target: ON SCHEDULE, on track …   Useful english dictionary

  • on target — (right) on target correct or accurate. Many of Mr. Bryant s criticisms were on target but others were not fair. Estimates of costs for the new high school were right on target …   New idioms dictionary

  • on target — 1) the shot was on target Syn: accurate, precise, unerring, sure, on the mark 2) the project was on target Syn: on schedule, on track, on course, on time …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • on-target — adjective : exactly appropriate : accurate on target advice * * * /on tahr git, awn /, adj. correct, accurate, or adhering closely to an anticipated outcome: an on target forecast for the weekend weather …   Useful english dictionary

  • on-target — mod. timely; exact; incisive. □ Your criticism is exactly on target. □ We are on target for a December completion date …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • on target — done by the planned date, on schedule    If we can complete the drawings by Monday, we ll be on target …   English idioms

  • on-target — adjective Date: 1967 exactly appropriate ; accurate < on target advice > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • on target — adjective Accurate, or accurately predicted The second quartiles figures were right on target …   Wiktionary

  • on target — ► on (or off) target succeeding (or not succeeding) in hitting or achieving the thing aimed at. Main Entry: ↑target …   English terms dictionary

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