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Synonyms for on-the-spot

Adjective

1. on-the-spot(prenominal), on-the-scene(prenominal), on-site (vs. off-site)
usage: at the scene of action; "an on-the-spot reporter"; "on-the-spot inspections"; "an on-the scene newscast"

Adverb

1. on the spot
usage: without delay or immediately; "we hired her on the spot"; "thought they were going to shoot us down on the spot"
2. on the spot
usage: in a difficult situation; "that question really put him on the spot"
3. on the spot
usage: at the place in question; there; "they were on the spot when it happened"; "it had to be decided by the man on the spot"
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