Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) accurate or correct, absolutely right or perfect
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you got that spot on
To be 'spot on' means to get something correct or accurate. This could be a fact or a likeness. This is an informal expression coming from the U.S but has increased in use over time. This is a slang expression not usually used in formal situations.
Social Examples (Advance)
All the information is spot on. You obviously did a lot of research.
I was amazed by the painting, he got the likeness spot on.
Professional Examples (Basic)
These graphics are spot on, exactly what we were looking for.
Professional Examples (Advance)
His arguments during the debate were spot on: clear, concise and well thought out.
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