right on the money


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(right) on the money

Precisely accurate; exactly correct. I won the contest because my guess was on the money. I think her assessment of the situation is right on the money.
See also: money, on

right on the money

mainly AMERICAN
If you are right on the money, what you say or write about a subject is completely accurate. Their predictions were right on the money. His reports are always right on the money. Note: This expression was originally used to describe a bet which turned out to be exactly right.
See also: money, on, right