(Dead) On the nose

Submitted by Ww Ww on 07.01.2017

(Dead) On the nose (English) — Either 'dead on the nose' (extremely exact), or 'on the nose' (exact). This expression is mostly associated with time or money. "We got to the train station at three o'clock dead on the nose. You can bet on a horse 'on the nose' to win (your horse is the first to cross). Some bets are just 'to show' (not win). Dead on the nose can mean exact accuracy in shooting. I dropped that deer 'dead on the nose', instantly, exactly.

English, explained by Ww Ww on Sat, 07/01/2017 - 04:05

Translations of "(Dead) On the nose"

EnglishOn the money
EnglishOn the mark