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just what the doctor ordered

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just what the doctor ordered

noun phrase

Exactly what is needed: Account Supervisors: We're just what the doctor ordered for your career (1914+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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just what the doctor ordered

Exactly what was needed. For example, This steak is just what the doctor ordered, or You've been a great help in our office—just what the doctor ordered. This expression alludes to a physician's prescription for a cure. [ First half of 1900s ]
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