Exactly right; perfect. Her impression of the music teacher is dead on—people walking by thought he was in the room with us! I think your insights into the experiment are dead on and will help us improve next time.
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exactly right; on target. That's a good observation, Tiffany. You are dead on. Your criticism is dead on!
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mod. exactly right; on target. That’s a good observation, Tiffany. You are dead on.
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