smack-bang

smack-bang

  (British, American & Australian informal) also smack-dab (American informal)
exactly in a particular place, especially in the middle of somewhere (always + adv/prep ) She lives smack-bang in the middle of London.
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The site, near Llanelli railway station, is smack-bang in the middle of an area of Llanelli which suffers from social deprivation.
One more thing: it is smack-bang in the middle of a residential area.
Earl Grey's statue suf-suf fered a direct hit from a lightning bolt - and the head plunged on to the street below, landing smack-bang on a passing tram.
One place that comes to mind is a trendy pad smack-bang in the centre of Berlin, which is one of the coolest places around at the moment.
In a week in which economics goes out the window, smack-bang in the era of the 'staycation', Galway braces itself for the seven days every year that defines a city and an industry.
The Soul Rebels are a brass and percussion outfit in the grand tradition of New Orleans Second Line tradition of marching bands that goes back to the late 19th century, but they bring that tradition smack-bang up to date with rap and hip-hop.
The hotel where they are living it up in the lap of luxury is smack-bang in the centre of downtown LA, ensuring that 28-year-old Claudine is never left biting her nails in boredom while Robbie is off training.
It's also smack-bang in the middle of walkers' country, so expect to find a few anorak-wearing couples dotted about.
What's more convincing scientifically, a flood in the Black Sea, so far away from Israel and the fantasy of a supposed ark marooned on the slopes of Mount Ararat, or six submerged Neolithic villages smack-bang in the middle of the Bible Land?
In my compulsion to get onto the stage with the lovely Les, I got stuck smack-bang in the jungle of girls all with the same idea.
The River Court Hotel - nestled alongside the River Nore smack-bang in the middle of the town - beckoned and we booked ourselves in.
But while the pub is smack-bang in the centre of the busy resort,it is hidden from the hustle of the main shopping routes, offering the relaxed ambience of a country pub in an urban location.
They sold a prime council-owned plot to Tesco so that they could build a petrol station smack-bang in the centre of Bedworth.
While innocently riding along on his pushbike back home to his wife and kids, out stepped a Mutant who planted a punch smack-bang in his face, chipping his nose and subsequently badly blacking his eyes.
But it also has a 100-ton satellite dish the size of a football field, smack-bang in the middle of a sheep paddock.