hit the white

hit the white

To be correct; to be right on target. (The bull's-eye on a target was once white.) You sure hit the white with that answer—it was exactly what the panel was looking for.
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``Sayst thou?'' answered the Prince; ``then thou canst hit the white thyself, I'll warrant.''
Yoan Moncada hit the White Sox's lone homer, a solo shot in the second.
He further quoted local Kurds as saying that as the Iraqi security forces and the country's volunteer forces of Hashd al-Shaabi arrived in the region to hit the White Flags and ISIL terrorists, when the US helicopters rushed to assist the terrorists and evacuate them from the region via a heliborne operation.
The more experienced paddler can hit the white water course for a Park and Play session or get technical advice from a range of trade stalls.
In 2011, a gunman fired shots that hit the White House while one of President Barack Obama's daughters was home.
Then we will all come back in tomorrow and hit the white ball training pretty heavily from then."
According to the publication, Hilton will hit the White Isle to promote her new track, and will play it in super clubs to gauge ravers' reactions.
This leather vest with embellishment detail is a fab way to hit the white trend.
"I couldn't pot a ball, I couldn't hit the white. If you told me to hit the white in the last frame I'd have probably missed it."
AoGEN Petraeus was not certain what might have been conveyed to the WH (if anything) from that brief to CJCS.Ao (UCP means Aounified combatant commandAo, like CENTCOM; CJCS refers to Mullen; and WH is the White House.)] The Mullen briefing and PetraeusAAEs request hit the White House like a bombshell.
According to the article, the Mullen briefing hit the White House like a bombshell and the Obama administration decided it would redouble its efforts in pressing Israel once again on the colonies issue.
A trailer for United 93, a film based on the story of the plane intended to hit the White House which wound up crashed in a field in Pennsylvania after the passengers fought with the hi-jackers, has been pulled from NY cinemas because of public outcry.
A trailer for United 93, a film based on the true story of the plane intended to hit the White House, which wound up crashed in a field in Pennsylvania after the passengers fought with the hi-jackers, has been pulled from NY cinemas because of public outcry.
Special prosecutor Patrick J Fitzgerald, whose parents emigrated to America before he was born, is the man who must unravel "Plamegate" - the biggest scandal to hit the White House since Bill Clinton's impeachment.
Also this summer don't miss our very ownYousef and Chibuku when they hit the White Isle for Chibuku vs.