(right) on the money

(right) on the money

Precisely accurate; exactly correct. I won the contest because my guess was on the money. I think her assessment of the situation is right on the money.
See also: money, on
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

on the money

 and on the nose
exactly right; in exactly the right place; in exactly the right amount (of money). That's a good answer, Bob. You're right on the money. This project is going to be finished right on the nose.
See also: money, on
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

on the money

Also, right on the money. Exact, precise, as in Your estimate is right on the money. This term alludes to a winning bet in horse racing. [Slang; 1940s]
See also: money, on
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

right on the money

mainly AMERICAN
If you are right on the money, what you say or write about a subject is completely accurate. Their predictions were right on the money. His reports are always right on the money. Note: This expression was originally used to describe a bet which turned out to be exactly right.
See also: money, on, right
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

on the money

accurate; correct. chiefly North American
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on the ˈmoney

(American English) correct; accurate: His prediction was right on the money. OPPOSITE: off beam
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on the money

mod. exactly as desired; at the right amount of money. Your new idea is right on the money.
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

on the money

Exact; precise.
See also: money, on
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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