on-target

on target

As predicted, expected, or planned; totally accurate or precise. Her figures for the tax bill were right on target. The new doctor is a walking encyclopedia—she's always on target with her observations.
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on-target

Very accurate; precise. So far their forecasts have been on-target, so I suggest we heed their warning. I must say, Robert, your analysis is right on-target.

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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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

mod. timely; exact; incisive. Your criticism is exactly on-target.

on target

Completely accurate, precise, or valid: observations that were right on target.
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The Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings Benchmarks report-which assessed more than 3,000 digital campaigns since its launch in Southeast Asia in 2015-found that, in the first half of 2017, 91 percent of digital ad campaigns were targeted toward mobile devices and these achieved higher on-target success than total digital and desktop benchmarks for all reported age benchmarks in the country.
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Align your scope cross-hairs, red dot sight or even your adjustable sights and you're close enough to be on-target for finer adjustment on the range.
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Bowles and his team utilized their auger boring machine fitted with the On-Target Steering System from McLaughlin, a laser guided boring system that provides the operator a clear view of the bore path.
With just a push of a button, the front flip springs into an on-target position and solidly locks into position.
On-target for an autumn 2008 opening, The Palmyra Resort & Spa on April 30 announced that management company Solis Hotels & Resorts will operate the resort, to be known as Solis The Palmyra Resort & Spa.
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And five minutes later an on-target snap-shot from 15 yards from Cameron Jerome effectively put the result beyond doubt.
Each article was uncompromising in its honesty, on-target relevance, and low-decibel commentary.
The Pirates waited until late in the game before they had their only shot on-target.
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In the first half Barrow scored from all their four on-target efforts.