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On the dot   /ɑn ðə dɑt/   Listen
On the dot

adverb
1.
Just as it should be.  Synonyms: exactly, on the button, on the nose, precisely.






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"On the dot" Quotes from Famous Books



... On the dot of their standing appointment she found Mrs. Gosnold unconsciously, perhaps, but none the less strikingly posed in the golden glow of her boudoir window for the portrait of a lady of quality on fatigue duty—very much ...
— Nobody • Louis Joseph Vance

... about the threatened town that two steam fire-engines were starting by special train from Hammerton immediately, would pick up another at Zeisler, and would be on the scene within half an hour. All of which report proved true, the engines arriving on the dot—and by daylight the last of the several different fires were under control, and the safety ...
— The Young Railroaders - Tales of Adventure and Ingenuity • Francis Lovell Coombs



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