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  • as inearly bird
  • as inGood Samaritan

synonyms for johnny-on-the-spots

  • Johnny-on-the-spot
  • early comer
  • early riser
  • first arrival
  • first comer
  • first on the scene
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How to use johnny-on-the-spots in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Cassini observed, by the position of certain spots, the revolution of the planet Venus on its axis.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It has a large garden, and is situated in one of the most pleasant spots near London.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
A handkerchief, once red, with polka spots, contained a ragged flannel shirt and a stocking-heel tied with a piece of tape.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
If the Ethiopian can change his skin, or the leopard his spots: you also may do well, when you have learned evil.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
It was the first time she had admitted it, and a glow overspread her face, blotching it with red spots.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
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