Johnny-on-the-spot

noun
John·​ny-on-the-spot | \ˈjä-nē-ˌȯn-t͟hə-ˈspät, -ˌän-\

Definition of Johnny-on-the-spot 

: a person who is on hand and ready to perform a service or respond to an emergency

First Known Use of Johnny-on-the-spot

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Johnny-on-the-spot was in 1896

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