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bang on

1. verb To strike something repeatedly. Quit banging on the door, I'm coming! How much longer will your little sister bang on the piano tonight? I'm getting a headache from all that racket.
2. adjective Exactly right. I think that is a bang on analysis of Forster's novel. My estimate was bang on. I hope the boss notices!
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bang on someone or something

to strike someone or something repeatedly. (Especially to beat on a person or a drum.) Please stop banging on that drum! Max was banging on Lefty when the cops arrived.
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bang on

exactly right. British informal
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bang/spot ˈon

(informal) (of an estimate, a description, etc.) exactly right: She was bang on when she called him an idiot: that’s just what he is!Your sales estimate was spot on. Well done!
See also: bang, on, spot