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nouninformal, dated North American
A person who is at hand whenever needed.
- ‘he appears to have become the financial Johnny-on-the-spot for Mr. Meese’
- ‘The FDA is not exactly known as a Johnny-on-the-spot agency.’
- ‘Interior designers come to you not only to buy what you've got, but because of what you can put together… You have to be Johnny-on-the-spot.’
- ‘Archuleta jarred the ball loose, and fellow S Kim Herring was Johnny-on-the-spot, picking up the loose ball and rambling to the endzone for a 10-0 lead.’
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