stop on a dime Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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stop on a dime

to be ​able to stop ​almostimmediately, ​even when ​moving very ​quickly: He ​runs up the ​field and ​stops on a ​dime to ​catch the ​ball.
(Definition of stop on a dime from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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