8 pm sharp

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Definition

(8 a.m.) sharp: (8 a.m.) exactly, precisely, and not a minute later
idiom
The show starts at 7 p.m. sharp, so don't be late or you'll miss the beginning.

Note that the primary meaning of sharp is 'pointed' or 'needle-like':

a sharp knife a knife that cuts easily

Examples

  • "I look forward to meeting you Thursday, at 6.00 PM sharp!"
  • "I would be very pleased if you could join me for a light snack and perhaps a beverage this evening at the 'Pen and Parchment' bar in the National Accountants Association building on Montgomery Street at 7:45 pm sharp."
  • "I look forward to meeting you Thursday, at 6:00 PM sharp!"
  • "For example, every morning at 10:00 AM sharp, we could all turn on our intercoms and laugh together for 30 seconds."

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