Idiom: to hit the nail on the head

Definition: to describe something perfectly, to identify the source of a problem perfectly


We were trying to explain why last night’s party was so funny, but we couldn’t. However, Murat found the perfect words. He hit the nail on the head.

My boss likes my descriptions of our company culture. He says when I describe our company’s strange culture, I describe it perfectly and clearly — he says I always hit the nail on the head.


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