the very thing
Meaning: If you say something is the very thing, you think it's exactly what's needed.
- Where did you get that old record player? It's the very thing for playing those jazz records I found in the attic.
- Let's get that painting for the office. It's the very thing to brighten the place up.
If my students want to do a fun activity, I've got something that's the very thing. It's