on the mark


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on the mark

Exactly right; perfectly accurate. Mr. Lynch's analysis of the company is on the mark, if you ask me. I suggest we follow whatever advice he offers. Yes, those directions you gave me were on the mark, thank you!
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on the mark

Fig. right on the measurement point; showing just the right anount. It's exactly one quart, right on the mark.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

on the mark

see under off the mark.
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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.

on the mark

If something someone says or writes is on the mark, it is correct or accurate. A lot of the things he says are right on the mark. Her observation about Maria was certainly on the mark.
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Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

on the mark

correct or accurate.
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