in the middle of nowhere


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*in the middle of nowhere

Fig. in a very remote place. (*Typically: be ~; drive [into] ~; put someone or something [into] ~.) To get to my house, you have to drive into the middle of nowhere. We found a nice place to eat, but it's out in the middle of nowhere.
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(out) in the middle of nowhere

in a place that is far away from where most people live We spent a wonderful year living on a farm in the middle of nowhere.
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(out) in the middle of nowhere

in a place that is far away from where most people live I'll need a map to find that pub - it's out in the middle of nowhere, apparently.
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Bo Brock's first book Crowded in the Middle of Nowhere published in May 2014 has been as high as #5 on the Amazon Best Selling Humor List.
However he forgets to comment on the main point of my letter - the Skelton/ Brotton bypass starts in the middle of nowhere and finishes in the middle of nowhere.
Did I really want to be in the middle of nowhere, somewhere in the French countryside?
Stranded in the middle of nowhere, it looked like there was no hope of Sion Ford making it to Anfield after the car he was travelling in was in collision with a lorry.
A trippy excursion to a dreary, sterile motel room in the middle of nowhere -- or is it anywhere?
This one has interviews with Todd Jordan and Billy Rohan, articles on Volcom in NYC, an ode to a shitty skate spot (a tennis court) in the middle of nowhere, a trip to Costa Rica, some video, music and movie reviews, and some other shit as well.
Their relationship faces more tremors when a storm traps Bianca and another pregnant woman in the middle of nowhere.
We can, in the middle of nowhere, refuel ourselves and rearm ourselves with ordnance and get back into the fight on very short notice.
In one image he puts his head into a framed picture as if through a window; in another he lies hunched up on a bed spanning a road in the middle of nowhere.
Put several dozen scientists and technicians on a ship in the middle of nowhere for two months straight, and what do they request?
People out in the middle of nowhere can log on, but there's an amazing amount of misinformation out there," Ball says.
Perched atop a stack of regular shipping containers (and hooked up to the ship's power supply), the clock was fully functional, even though it was out in the middle of nowhere.
It's basically in the middle of nowhere, somewhere between Cadillac Hill, Devil's Peak and Lost Corner Mountain," states Mark A.
He mostly wanted to get the hell away from the action and have this mansion out in the middle of nowhere,'' O'Daly said.
That's the one thing we want developers to see is that we are not a wasteland out in the middle of nowhere,'' Adams said.