got it in one

got it in one

A phrase used when one has accurately guessed something. A: "Does Alex die at the end of the movie? B: "Yep, got it in one."
See also: one
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got it in one

or

you've got it in one

BRITISH
If someone guesses something and you say got it in one or you've got it in one, you mean that they have guessed correctly. `My husband just broke my favourite piece of china,' said my friend. `Guess whose fault it was.' `Yours,' I said. `Got it in one,' she said. `Is that a Birmingham accent?' I asked. `You've got it in one,' he replied.
See also: one
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

(you’ve, he’s, etc.) got it in ˈone

(informal) used when somebody understands or gets the right answer immediately: ‘I don’t think this job really suits me.’ ‘So you’re thinking of leaving?’ ‘Yes, Dick, you’ve got it in one.’
See also: one
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