Put Someone on the Spot

Welcome to English in a minute!Doing something on the spot means doing something right now.For example,someone could offer you a job on the spot right after meeting you.But let’s see if we can figure out this expression.Put someone on the spot.Hey,Jonathan,how was your meeting with Christina? She asked me how I thought she was doing with the new project.Well,that’s direct.I know.She really put me on the spot.I actually think she could be doing a lot better.To put someone on the spot means to put them in a tough or uncomfortable situation.Usually it means demanding an immediate answer or action.And that’s English in a minute!

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