hit the nail on the head

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To do the right thing at the right time and in right way.
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The CM hit the nail on the head by announcing the poverty alleviation programme.

Submitted on May 16, 2019

Additional definitions for 'hit the nail on the head':

hit the nail on the headTo identify something exactly; to arrive at exactly the right answer.
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