Idiom:  just what the doctor ordered

Meaning

Idiom:  just what the doctor ordered

  • exactly what is needed or wanted under the circumstances


Example sentences

  • Thanks so much for the scented candles—they're just what the doctor ordered.
  • These towels and blankets are just what the doctor ordered because last night two dozen dogs arrived at the shelter.
  • My husband bought me a spa day package and it was just what the doctor ordered.
  • Thanks, a glass of red wine is just what the doctor ordered.
  • I'm so tired, this cappuccino is just what the doctor ordered.
  • We decided to stay home this evening and it was just what the doctor ordered after a long week at work.
  • On Friday, we finally used the fireplace and it was just what the doctor ordered on a cold winter's night.
  • At exam time, my mom brought me a huge care package of food and it was just what the doctor ordered.


Synonyms

  • a dream come true
  • just the ticket


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