hit the nail on the head

Hit the nail on the head
If someone hits the nail on the head, they are exactly right about something.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • hit the nail on the head — ► hit the nail on the head find exactly the right answer. Main Entry: ↑hit …   English terms dictionary

  • hit the nail on the head — hit a bullseye, hit the mark, hit it right on the button …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hit the nail on the head — phrasal : to perform effectively or be effective : be exactly right * * * hit the nail on the head see under ↑nail • • • Main Entry: ↑hit hit the nail on the head To touch the exact point • • • Main Entry: ↑nail * * * hit the nail on the head …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit the nail on the head — {v. phr.} To get something exactly right; speak or act in the most fitting or effective way. * /The mayor s talk on race relations hit the nail on the head./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit the nail on the head — {v. phr.} To get something exactly right; speak or act in the most fitting or effective way. * /The mayor s talk on race relations hit the nail on the head./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit the nail on the head — verb To identify something exactly; to arrive at exactly the right answer. He hit the nail on the head when he said the problem was the thermostat …   Wiktionary

  • hit\ the\ nail\ on\ the\ head — v. phr. To get something exactly right; speak or act in the most fitting or effective way. The mayor s talk on race relations hit the nail on the head …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hit the nail on the head — say the right word, suggest a good idea    Your comment hit the nail on the head. You spoke the truth …   English idioms

  • hit the nail on the head — make a correct guess or analysis He really hit the nail on the head when he wrote the report about the bank s problems …   Idioms and examples

  • hit the nail on the head — when Arthur said that Donna couldn t be trusted, he really hit the nail on the head Syn: get it right, get it, guess correctly, speak (the) truth …   Thesaurus of popular words


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