just what the doctor ordered

idiom

informal
: exactly what is wanted or needed
A day at the beach was just what the doctor ordered.

Examples of just what the doctor ordered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sagittarius November 22 – December 21 A little bit of pleasure is just what the doctor ordered. Tarot.com, New York Daily News, 1 June 2024 Here’s why a long, hot soak may be just what the doctor ordered, and Vogue’s pick of the best products to add to yours. Georgia Day, Vogue, 27 Mar. 2024 Here’s why a long, hot soak may be just what the doctor ordered. Georgia Day, Glamour, 1 Mar. 2024 In a way, their meeting was just what the doctor ordered, even if Dr. Kathryn McCarthy Mullooly won’t quite say that. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, 12 Feb. 2024 Physical therapy and other forms of slower, less intense movement might be just what the doctor ordered. Sara Novak, Discover Magazine, 11 Jan. 2024 Before the winter blues get the best of you, a romantic vacation might be just what the doctor ordered. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 10 Nov. 2023 Get The Recipe 12 of 26 Smoked Chicken Tortilla Soup Savory and smoky, a bowl of this Tex-Mex soup is just what the doctor ordered. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 12 Oct. 2023 Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania Located in the Poconos, where snow accumulates quickly and often, Shawnee Mountain offers wide, groomed slopes that are just what the doctor ordered for senior skiers. Roger Sands, Travel + Leisure, 27 Sep. 2023

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