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How to use on the spot in a sentence

Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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
There was a lathe near the spot where David Arden stood, and shavings and splinters under his feet.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
We see the whole land, even if but at a distance, instead of being limited merely to the spot where our foot treads.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
A lurid spot on each cheek showed burning red through the bronze of his skin.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
A clock was put above the spot where the fountain stood, in April, 1852, which cost £60.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
In fact a spot of blood, slightly larger than that which had appeared before, showed plainly upon the Professor's right hand.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
I reached the spot where she stood, she began to speak, and I took off my hat as if doing reverence to an angel.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
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
And the next day, to his great relief, Grandfather Mole found his sunshade in the same spot.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 24, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO ON THE SPOT

  • chancy
  • dangerous
  • exposed
  • liable
  • on the spot
  • open
  • perilous
  • precarious
  • risky
  • shaky
  • up a tree
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