Johnny on the spot


Johnny on the spot
Synonyms and related words:
advertent, agog, alert, all ears, all eyes, apt, assiduous, attentive, aware, careful, concentrated, conscious, decisive, diligent, earnest, expeditious, finical, finicking, finicky, heedful, immediate, instant, instantaneous, intense, intent, intentive, meticulous, mindful, nice, niggling, observant, observing, on the ball, on the job, open-eared, open-eyed, openmouthed, prompt, punctual, quick, ready, regardful, speedy, summary, swift, watchful

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Johnny on the spot — ☆ Johnny on the spot n. n. Informal a person who is ready and at hand whenever needed: also Johnny on the spot n. * * * …   Universalium

  • johnny on the spot — A person who is always available; ready, willing, and able to do what needs to be done.( Johnny on the spot is also used.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Johnny on the spot — ☆ Johnny on the spot n. n. Informal a person who is ready and at hand whenever needed: also Johnny on the spot n …   English World dictionary

  • Johnny on the spot — Johnny on the spot, Informal. a person who is on hand to perform a duty, seize an opportunity, or act in an emergency; person who is always ready or on the alert …   Useful english dictionary

  • Johnny-on-the-spot — noun singular AMERICAN INFORMAL someone who is always ready and eager to help with something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Johnny-on-the-spot — {adj. phr.} At the right place when needed; present and ready to help; very prompt; on time. * /A good waterboy is always Johnny on the spot./ * /The firemen were Johnny on the spot and put out the fire in the house soon after it started./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Johnny-on-the-spot — {adj. phr.} At the right place when needed; present and ready to help; very prompt; on time. * /A good waterboy is always Johnny on the spot./ * /The firemen were Johnny on the spot and put out the fire in the house soon after it started./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Johnny-on-the-spot — adj. phr. At the right place when needed; present and ready to help; very prompt; on time. A good waterboy is always Johnny on the spot. The firemen were Johnny on the spot and put out the fire in the house soon after it started. Compare: on the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • johnny-on-the-spot — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun Usage: usually capitalized J Etymology: from the name Johnny + the phrase on the spot : one who is on hand and ready especially to perform a service or respond to an emergency luckily he was Johnny on the spot … and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Johnny-on-the-spot — American, informal someone who is immediately ready to do something, especially to help someone. This guy had just gotten a flat tire, and there I was, Johnny on the spot with my tools in the back of the car …   New idioms dictionary

  • Johnny on the spot — being ready to help, being there when needed    When I need a ride, you re always here Johnny on the spot …   English idioms