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bang on

adjective

Definition of bang on

chiefly British

  1. :  exactly correct or appropriate



Examples of bang on

  1. <a London theatre critic who can generally be relied upon for his bang on assessments of new plays in the West End>



1936

First Known Use of bang on

1936


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