Definition of Johnny-on-the-spot in English:


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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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