Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

on the spot

 
See:
spot
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: at once; immediately.
The teacher gave us our tests back on the spot.
synonyms:
immediately
definition 2: in a bad or uncomfortable position.
He was on the spot when she finally confronted him.
synonyms:
trapped