One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
factual, fact-based, literal, correct, faithful, exact, close, true, truthful, veracious, true to life, telling it like it is, as it really happened, lifelike, authentic, realistic, fairwell aimed, precise, on target, unerring, deadly, lethal, sure, true, on the mark, careful, meticulous, painstaking, precisionView synonyms
- ‘Your comments on illegal immigration were right on the mark and very brave.’
- ‘Obviously, only one of the myriad of warnings he received throughout his four years in office was on the mark.’
- ‘I'd check back occasionally, and Jonas would always be on the mark with whatever analysis or discussion he was having.’
- ‘Am I on the mark in thinking of you as mainly a political stirrer?’
- ‘In a call for ‘appropriate content’ for an audience, it sounds like this is on the mark.’
- ‘Some of these items are trivial or irrelevant, but many are on the mark.’
- ‘But his political analysis was on the mark, even if he falls short of the presidency.’
- ‘Stalin was on the mark in saying that ‘one death is a milestone, a million is a statistic’.’
- ‘That said, I voted for John Edwards because I'm a bit of a contrarian and because I think he's on the mark when he talks about two Americas.’
- ‘He is certainly on the mark with such judgments, but he might have made them with more humor and less earnestness.’
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