smack dab in the middle

smack (dab) in the middle

mod. exactly in the middle. (see also slap-dab.) Not too big and not too small. Just smack in the middle.
See also: dab, middle, smack
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After 30 years of happily serving this reimagined Rust Belt city, a quartet smack dab in the middle of America was snagged.
CProbably not, but for those of you who haven't got tickets yet there's still an opportunity to go and sit in Central Perk smack dab in the middle of Cardiff's Bute Park.
One of my favorite routes takes me through Rock Creek Park--a forest smack dab in the middle of the city.
Bethenny Frankel is smack dab in the middle of a bad split from her ex-husband, whom she ironically was supposed to live happily, or Bethenny, ever after with.
Located smack dab in the middle of Vinings a very high density, middle to hi income, hi traffic area minutes to all of Metro Atlanta.
The convention center where the Fair will be held is smack dab in the middle of historic Cologne.
When she finally gets her sickness under control, she awakens one morning to find herself smack dab in the middle of a full on zombie apocalypse.
In honor of FADER 64, our America-themed photo special, we gathered at Brooklyn's K&M Bar, smack dab in the middle of CMJ week.
I just wanted to say "Thank You" for putting out your Big Game Issue right smack dab in the middle of summer.
After all, it's our reality, not someone else's, and we're smack dab in the middle of it.
After picking yourself up off the floor and getting your heart rate back to normal, you set about doing this favor for your "secret crush" and find yourself smack dab in the middle of two murder mysteries, a commune of some pretty radical tree-huggers and then you have to dodge bullets meant for you
That's because the spray nozzle for the windshield washer fluid is located smack dab in the middle of a bunch of grease fittings just below the loader's windshield.
Luckily, there is a garden with exactly these kinds of treasures on display, open to the public at no charge, smack dab in the middle of the San Fernando Valley.
Another author who profited from unintentional perfect timing was psychologist Eugene Kennedy, whose 2001 hardback The Unhealed Wound chastising the church for its unhealthy attitude toward sex was lucky enough to be released in paperback smack dab in the middle of the current crisis.
Despite its suggestive name, Middletown is smack dab in the middle of nothing (there are even two other Middletowns in New Jersey).