Hit the nail on the head

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  • Say or do specifically the right thing.
  • Find the exact answer.
  • To specifically describe the correct situation of a problem.
  • Be exactly accurate about something.

Example Sentences

  • The student hit the nail on the head when he answered a vague question asked by the professor. It was the only response the professor was looking for.
  • It would be best if you went to her for help. She hits the nail on the head every time on any problem!
  • Thank you, you've found just the right thing for me. You truly hit the nail on the head!


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