be just the thing

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be just the thing

To be perfect for a particular situation. I'm sorry I was so cranky yesterday—a good night's sleep was just the thing I needed.
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be just the ˈthing

(also be the very ˈthing less frequent) be exactly what you need or want: Hot lemon juice and honey is just the thing for a cold.A week by the sea, with plenty of swimming and walking, would be the very thing.
See also: just, thing