Origin of dead-on
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He was also a dead-on mimic, the kind of guy who could eavesdrop on a snatch of conversation and instantly spoof both ends.The Story of the American Journalists Who Landed on D-Day|Timothy M. Gay|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The April prediction of $30 billion in losses, in other words, had been dead-on.
Reading these dead-on descriptions, a runner feels a pleasurable sensation of recognition.
Any dead-on depiction of real squalor is open to the accusation of "using India" as eye-catching wallpaper.
As far as could be seen, she was holding her own well in what had now become a dead-on stern chase.The Angel of the Revolution|George Griffith