French translation of 'on the spot'
on the spot
- (= at actual place)
sur les lieux
⇒ Luckily they were able to mend the car on the spot.
Heureusement ils ont pu réparer la voiture sur place.
- (= immediately)
⇒ They gave her the job on the spot.
Ils lui ont offert le poste sur-le-champ.
Example Sentences Including 'on the spot'
Not only the staff but the prefects were very much on the spot.Challenge for the Chalet School
Taggart nearly drew unnecessary attention to himself on the spot.Left, Right and Centre
One appeared to be jogging on the spot , just lifting his heels, hands behind his back.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
'on the spot' in Other Languages
Translation of on the spot from the Collins English to French Dictionary