HyperDic: on_the_button

English > 2 senses of the expression on the button:
ADJECTIVEallon the button, on the nosebeing precise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion
ADVERBallon the button, precisely, exactly, on the nose, on the dotjust as it should be
English > on the button: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningprecise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion.
Example "the prediction for snow was right on the button"
Synonymon the nose
Broaderprecisesharply exact or accurate or delimited
English > on the button: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningJust as it should be.
Synonymsprecisely, exactly, on the nose, on the dot
Spanishexactamente

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