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Johnny-on-the-spot

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noun

North American informal , • dated
  • A person who is at hand whenever needed: he appears to have become the financial Johnny-on-the-spot for Mr Meese
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    • The FDA is not exactly known as a Johnny-on-the-spot agency.
    • Interior designers come to you not only to buy what you've got, but because of what you can put together… You have to be Johnny-on-the-spot.
    • Archuleta jarred the ball loose, and fellow S Kim Herring was Johnny-on-the-spot, picking up the loose ball and rambling to the endzone for a 10-0 lead.

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