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English definition of “nail”

nail

noun
 
 
/neɪl/
on the nail UK informal at exactly the right time: Some credit cards are offering loyalty bonuses to customers who pay on the nail .
(Definition of nail noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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