[on-th uh-spot, awn-]
- done or occurring at the time or place in question: an on-the-spot recording.
Origin of on-the-spot
First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for on-the-spot
Captivated by the clothes, Will.i.am requested an on-the-spot meeting with the designer.Will.i.am, Fashion Designer?
December 12, 2012
It is true that practical co-operation and on-the-spot recognition of Indian rights had developed in Virginia in the early years.Virginia Under Charles I And Cromwell, 1625-1660
Wilcomb E. Washburn
While waiting for the bus, some on-the-spot remarks were made by the Indians, which I thought had some sound sense in them.