on the mark


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on the mark

Exactly right; perfectly accurate. Mr. Lynch's analysis of the company is on the mark, if you ask me. I suggest we follow whatever advice he offers. Yes, those directions you gave me were on the mark, thank you!
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on the mark

Fig. right on the measurement point; showing just the right anount. It's exactly one quart, right on the mark.
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on the mark

see under off the mark.
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on the mark

If something someone says or writes is on the mark, it is correct or accurate. A lot of the things he says are right on the mark. Her observation about Maria was certainly on the mark.
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on the mark

correct or accurate.
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