upon the spot

upon the spot
Immediately, at once, on the spot.

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  • Upon the spot — Spot Spot (sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw. spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See {Spit} to eject from the mouth, and cf. {Spatter}.] 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upon\ the\ spot — adv or adj. phr. 1. • (up)on the spot At that exact time and at the same time or place; without waiting or leaving. The news of important events is often broadcast on the spot over television. When Tom ruined an expensive machine, his boss fired… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • upon the spot — See: ON THE SPOT(1) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • upon the spot — See: ON THE SPOT(1) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • upon the spot — adverb (or adjective) see on the spot …   Useful english dictionary

  • On the spot — Spot Spot (sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw. spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See {Spit} to eject from the mouth, and cf. {Spatter}.] 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on the spot — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. or[upon the spot] At that exact time and at the same time or place; without waiting or leaving. * /The news of important events is often broadcast on the spot over television./ * /When Tom ruined an expensive machine, his …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the spot — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. or[upon the spot] At that exact time and at the same time or place; without waiting or leaving. * /The news of important events is often broadcast on the spot over television./ * /When Tom ruined an expensive machine, his …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • upon the place — phrasal obsolete : on the spot : immediately told him upon the place, I would serve his majesty William Temple …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spot — (sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw. spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See {Spit} to eject from the mouth, and cf. {Spatter}.] 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place discolored.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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