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    #11

    Re: the weather hits the spot

    You could say that the weather is spot-on for something.

    Also, you might want to say curling up in bed in #2.

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    #12

    Re: the weather hits the spot

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    You could say that the weather is spot-on for something.

    Also, you might want to say curling up in bed in #2.

    Is this correct, natural and common?

    It's pleasantly cold tonight. The weather is spot-on for curling up in bed.

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    #13

    Re: the weather hits the spot

    Well, "pleasantly cold" doesn't work for me. However, if you enjoy cold weather I suppose that makes sense.

    Perhaps:

    It's good weather for cocoa.

    Last edited by emsr2d2; 07-Oct-2020 at 20:18. Reason: Fixed typo
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    #14

    Re: the weather hits the spot

    Does this make sense in American English?

    It's cold tonight. The weather is spot-on for curling up in a warm cozy bed.

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    #15

    Re: the weather hits the spot

    I think of "spot on" as British. However, people would have no trouble understanding the meaning. (Wouldn't you like some hot cocoa first? )
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    #16

    Re: the weather hits the spot

    Dictionaries define "spot-on" as accurate. For example, his answer was spot-on.
    Is it possible that sentence will confuse the audience?

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    #17

    Re: the weather hits the spot

    Nope- a dictionary definition is a guideline. Language usage is flexible. If the weather is just right, we can use it.

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