Dead-on sentence example
The instincts of the newly minted spy were dead on.
Fifteen thousand Persians remained dead on the field.
His observance was not only dead-on, it was disturbing.
But then, he was dead on about my intent, too.
He was dead on when he said she was more afraid of her emotions than him.Advertisement
The day was known afterwards as Nicanor's day, for he was found dead on the field (Capharsalama) by the victorious followers of Judas (13th of Adar, March 161 B.C.).
The Greek entrenchments were stormed at the point of the bayonet by Ibrahim's fellahin at the first onset; the defenders broke and fled, leaving 600 dead on the field.
Just as it is the custom of French people, of all ranks and creeds, to decorate the graves of their dead on the jour des morts, so in Germany the people stream to the grave-yards once a year with offerings of flowers.
In 1448 the citizens of Ghent rose in rebellion, but, disappointed of French support, they were defeated at Ruppelmonde and in 1453 were overwhelmed at the battle of Gavre, where they left 20,000 dead on the field.
Over 3ooo dervishes with their principal amirs, except Osman Digna, lay dead on the field, and many more were killed in the pursuit.Advertisement
The dervishes left 500 dead on the field, among whom were four amirs.
Whatever he touches, lies already dead on the dissecting table, and his skill is that of the analytical pathologist.
A few weeks after they drop down the river, lean and exhausted, numbers floating dead on the surface, so that only a small proportion seem to regain the sea.
Simon., fought most gallantly, and was left dead on the field along with his eldest son Henry, his justiciar HughDespenser, and the flower of his party.
He was struck early in the battle by a cannon shot on the shoulder and fell dead on the spot.Advertisement
A portal had opened overhead, back towards what Gabe had called the Lake of Souls. Demons fell from the sky, some changing into their winged forms while others simply fell. It was too far for them to survive if they fell, and he estimated half of them were likely dead on impact.
The last English record on the BMLSS records occurred of a specimen washed up dead on the north Devon coast in 2000.
Lasers that are reflected appear as a ' R '; lasers that hit balls dead-on appear as ' H ' .
It is so dead-on and hilarious that you can't help but be drawn into the story.
A Gorton woman named THOMAS was found dead on the stairs with a piece of window cord tightly fastened round her neck.Advertisement
The ambulance personnel found the mother dead on the floor of the hallway.
They may have missed on specifics (such as each of us owning a personal jet pack and a flying car) but in general were dead-on.
A man is found dead on the moors with burn marks, and there are sightings of UFOs in the area.
It can also legally contain road kill, euthanized pets and animals from the slaughterhouses that were diseased, dying or dead on arrival.
The 27-year-old was found dead on April 8, 1994, in his Seattle, Washington, home.Advertisement
Now, the tabloids get their stories wrong at times, but when it comes to rumors of a couple splitting, they're usually pretty dead on.
If you do more than button mashing, you'll find the controls dead on.
Tad and Dixie's second wedding in 1990 was aborted when Tad was presumed dead on their wedding day.
Tearing a weakened knee joint or dropping dead on the treadmill after pushing yourself too hard may be somewhat counterproductive in your quest for ripped abs.
They promised an easy expiation for crimes to both living and dead on payment of a fee, undertook to punish the enemies of their clients, and held out to them the prospect of perpetual banqueting and drinking-bouts in Paradise.
It appeared she already had his likeness dead on.
As it was, we all arrived slightly bleary eyed, but dead on time.