smack in the middle


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smack (dab) in the middle

exactly in the middle. I came in smack dab in the middle of the play. I want a piece that is not too big and not too smalljust smack in the middle.
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smack in the middle

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Later on, it puts them smack in the middle of two ludicrous gang wars.
He then cleaned the water closet, but when he finished, he found a handprint smack in the middle of the mirror.
The installation was problematic at points: In the back gallery, the "Upstate" photos--which position their subjects dead center--were wrapped in a claustrophobic loop around the walls, and as if to emphasize this deadpan gestalt, one of Prince's tire-planter sculptures was placed smack in the middle of the room.
Were that to happen, the protoplanet would then orbit the sun in a yo-yoing pathway smack in the middle of Earth's trajectory, with a chance of hitting Earth.
It is just a few blocks from Columbus Circle and the new Time Warner Center, Central Park, Times Square, and smack in the middle of the renowned Music District, which encompasses the best of New York's theatres, recording studios, nightlife, Lincoln Center, and the new home of Alvin Ailey.
But now God's throne is smack in the middle of the streets.
While sorting it our, she takes a summer job at a fancy resort--and lands smack in the middle of a murder mystery.
You'll open your Sunday Style section of The New York Times and there, smack in the middle of the blushing brides, is the announcement of the civil union of Harvey and Start.
At Comdex, Corel's booth was located conspicuously at the Hilton, smack in the middle of Linux Business Expo, one of the many sub-shows now living in the belly of the Comdex beast.
Voila, you'll be smack in the middle of Clonesville, USA.
With our Canadian partners, we are entering the new century and the new millennium with a bonanza-type international play smack in the middle of the premier market of California, the world's seventh largest economy," Blystone enthused.
STEVENSON RANCH - As the Rancho Pico Junior High Band went through its paces, seventh-grader Clayton Thatch snagged a front-row seat for the festivities, smack in the middle of a row of dignitaries.
Smack in the middle of this area sits Afghanistan, which from 1998 to 2001 experienced its longest and most severe drought in the past 50 years.
Yet even in rough outline, this massive structure, which dominates the center of the painting, reads as a distant echo of Warsaw's Palace of Culture and Science (an unwanted gift from the Soviets, which today hosts a department store) that stands smack in the middle of the city.
just a 30-minute drive from Corvallis - sits smack in the middle of Beaver country.