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broad daylight

During the daytime, when anyone can see what's happening. The gangland feud is getting so bad that people are being shot in broad daylight. What's the world coming to when even a nun gets robbed in broad daylight?
See also: broad, daylight

broad daylight

Ample and obvious natural light, as in You don't need your flashlight-it's broad daylight, or She was accosted on her own street in broad daylight. [1300s]
See also: broad, daylight
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Varghese also stated that the incident took place in broad daylight and he is totally shocked.
This was an attack in broad daylight on a girl going about her daily business and we would appeal for witnesses.
According to citizens, the looting of a higher Army Officer in broad daylight has proved beyond an iota of doubt that 'DAKOO RAJ' was prevailing in the area.
With summer heralding our busiest tourist season, it is very worrying that serious crimes like this can take place in broad daylight in one of our main parks.
Detective Sergeant Michelle Kiedron said: "This shooting happened in broad daylight - someone must have witnessed it and can give us a description of whoever is behind it.
POLICE have released CCTV footage of the moment a woman grabbed a female motorist and wrestled her to the ground in broad daylight in an unprovoked road rage attack.
BURGLARS stole TVs, laptops and a guitar in broad daylight after a spate of break-ins in Newcastle's Arthurs Hill.
POLICE are hunting a gang of thugs who violently assaulted a 20-year-old homeless man in a Midland town during broad daylight.
Summary: A man from Tripoli's Jabal Mohsen neighborhood was shot and wounded in broad daylight Thursday.
South London police have launched an investigation after a council's multistorey car park was used to film scenes in a pornographic film - in broad daylight.
London, May 23 ( ANI ): British Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed that Britain will 'never buckle' in the face of terrorism while condemning a sickening attack on a British solider in broad daylight.
John's shows a thief stealing a coat from the store in broad daylight.
A MAN was stabbed in broad daylight on a Teesside industrial estate yesterday.
Summary: A boy killed after being stabbed in broad daylight on Friday has been named by police.
MUSCAT: In a daring incident, burglars sneaked into a flat through its window in broad daylight in Ruwi High Street last Saturday, and decamped after stealing cash and other valuable items.