hit the nail on the head : Idioms in English

hit the nail on the head

To be precisely right about something
Usage:
Simon hit the nail on the head when he said it was foolish to try and go sailing in the middle of a storm.

hit the nail on the head in News

  • Too many psychiatric diagnoses for children: an epidemic of labels

    Allen Frances, professor of child psychiatry at Duke University and chair of the DSM IV(Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) task force hit the nail on the head in a recent commentary "Why So Many Epidemics of Childhood Mental...        
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Boston Globe

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