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on schedule; exactly as predicted. Your estimate of the cost was right on target. My prediction was not on target.
(right) on target
correct or accurate Many of Mr. Bryant's criticisms were on target but others were not fair. Estimates of costs for the new high school were right on target.
Completely accurate, wholly valid, as in Our cost estimates were right on target, or His criticisms were on target. This seemingly old expression dates only from the mid-1900s, and the colloquial use of target for a goal one wishes to achieve dates from about 1940.
Completely accurate, precise, or valid: observations that were right on target.