Been just the thing - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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be just the thing
To be perfect for a particular situation. I'm sorry I was so cranky yesterday—a good night's sleep was just the thing I needed.
be just the ˈthing (also be the very ˈthing less frequent) be exactly what you need or want: Hot lemon juice and honey is just the thing for a cold. ♢ A week by the sea, with plenty of swimming and walking, would be the very thing.