on target


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on target

on schedule; exactly as predicted. Your estimate of the cost was right on target. My prediction was not on target.
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(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.
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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.
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on target

Completely accurate, precise, or valid: observations that were right on target.
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