- Lit. to strike a nail precisely on the head with a hammer. If you expect to drive a nail straight, you have to hit the nail on the head.
- Fig. to do exactly the right thing; to do something in the most effective and efficient way. You've spotted the flaw, Sally. You hit the nail on the head. Bob doesn't say much, but every now and then he hits the nail right on the head.
utorok 5. augusta 2014
Idiom - Hit the nail (right) on the head
If someone hits the nail on the head, they are exactly right about something.