hit the mark


: to be very accurate
Her criticism really hit the mark.

Examples of hit the mark in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Beckham put his throws into the net two straight times, and both came before Tagovailoa hit the mark. Omar Kelly, Miami Herald, 5 June 2024 Athletic departments across the country will create what’s called a permissive revenue-sharing cap of approximately $20 million annually — meaning each school can share up to that amount with athletes but isn’t obligated to hit the mark. Jon Wilner, The Mercury News, 23 May 2024 Knob Creek’s core lineup consists of bourbon and rye whiskeys, but the brand has some single barrel expressions as well that usually hit the mark. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 19 Mar. 2024 Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid had been the fastest active player to hit the mark, doing it in 61 games last season. Mike Brehm, USA TODAY, 22 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for hit the mark 

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“Hit the mark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hit%20the%20mark. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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