just what the doctor ordered
Exactly what was needed. For example, This steak is just what the doctor ordered, or You've been a great help in our office—just what the doctor ordered. This expression alludes to a physician's prescription for a cure. [First half of 1900s]
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The general commanded a halt, and ordered the men to refresh and strengthen themselves by food and drink.
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He is what the bill wishes to make for us, a regular root doctor, and will suit the place exactly.
You may imagine the effect this missive produced upon the proud, high-minded doctor of divinity.