score a bull's-eye


score a bull's-eye
hit/score/a bull’s-eye informal phrase
to achieve exactly what you intended

The magazine’s editorial this month hit a bull’s-eye.

Thesaurus: to succeed in doing somethingsynonym
Main entry: bull's-eye

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Bull's-eye — n. 1. (Naut.) A small circular or oval wooden block without sheaves, having a groove around it and a hole through it, used for connecting rigging. [1913 Webster] 2. A small round cloud, with a ruddy center, supposed by sailors to portend a storm …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bull's-eye — bull s ,eye noun count the circle in the center of a TARGET that you try to hit in the sports of shooting or ARCHERY, or in the game of DARTS: BULL a. a shot or throw that hits the center of a target hit/score a bull s eye INFORMAL to achieve… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bull's-eye — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bull s eye : singular bull s eye plural bull s eyes a) the circle in the centre of a target that you try to hit in the sports of shooting or archery, or in the game of darts b) a shot or throw that hits the… …   English dictionary

  • bull's eye — n. to hit, score a bull s eye * * * score a bull s eye to hit …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bull's eye — noun 1. in target shooting: a score made by hitting the center of the target (Freq. 13) in repeated sets of five shots his numbers of bull s eyes varied • Hypernyms: ↑score 2. the center of a target (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑bull …   Useful english dictionary

  • bull’s eye —  A perfect score, match, or outcome.  ► “Make your organization a bull’s eye for HEADHUNTERS. Managers can no longer promise lifetime employment, but they can promise to make their employees very employable.” (Wall Street Journal, Nov. 13, 1995,… …   American business jargon

  • hit a bull's-eye — hit/score/a bull’s eye informal phrase to achieve exactly what you intended The magazine’s editorial this month hit a bull’s eye. Thesaurus: to succeed in doing somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • score — n. & v. n. 1 a the number of points, goals, runs, etc., made by a player, side, etc., in some games. b the total number of points etc. at the end of a game (the score was five nil). c the act of gaining esp. a goal (a superb score there!). 2 (pl …   Useful english dictionary

  • score — 1 noun (C) 1 IN A GAME the number of points that each team or player has won in a game or competition: the score: What s the score? | keep (the) score (=make a record of the score): Is anybody keeping score? | final score: The final score was… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Eye music — (often referred to in English by its exact German translation Augenmusik ) describes graphical features of scores that when performed are unnoticeable by the listener.Difficulties in defining eye musicA clear definition of eye music is elusive,… …   Wikipedia


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