Meaning of “on the nose” in the English Dictionary

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"on the nose" in British English

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on the nose

exactly right, often an exact amount of money or time:

Her description of the play was right on the nose.

(Definition of “on the nose” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"on the nose" in American English

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on the nose

exactly correct or the exact amount:

He weighs 175 pounds on the nose.

(Definition of “on the nose” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)