English idioms #13

hitthenailonthehead

TO HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD

 

meaning: to describe exactly the cause of a situation or problem

 

example:

 

a – Everyone always complains about the boss. I think the problem is he doesn’t comunicate  well enough

 

b – I think you’ve hit the nail on the head. He needs to talk to his staff more.

 

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