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Definition of 'on the spot'

Adverb

  1. without delay or immediately; "we hired her on the spot"; "thought they were going to shoot us down on the spot"
  2. in a difficult situation; "that question really put him on the spot"
  3. at the place in question; there; "they were on the spot when it happened"; "it had to be decided by the man on the spot"


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