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smack-bang

Directly; exactly at a particular place. (Usually used to emphasize a prepositional phrase of location, especially "in the middle.") There I was, smack-bang in the middle of Taiwan with no money and no way to contact my family. The criminal turned the corner and ran smack-bang into a group of off-duty police officers.
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a picnic- smack-dab there on the chilly, pebbly beach
To be smack-dab in the middle of a sandwich between Barbra Streisand and Weezy (rapper Lil Wayne) was personally a creative experience I don t think I ll ever have the pleasure of having again," Groban added.
It will be because of Arab intransigence, and the inability of the (Sunni) Arab establishment to understand that an American military presence smack-dab in the center of the Middle East is the best thing that could have happened to it.
Located smack-dab in between the larger cities of Louisville and Frankfort, the small town of Eminence, Ky.
It sprang into being in "that noisy, murderous, idyllic summer of 1965"--the summer of the Watts riots, but also the summer smack-dab in the middle of what is now the most sentimentalized decade of the century--and continued, through the years ahead, to re-form itself in infinite ways, both in Dylan's subsequent readings of it and in various cover versions, grand and ridiculous alike.
I was surprised to learn that Marsden hails from Oklahoma, which is smack-dab in the middle of the Bible Belt.
This convention center is smack-dab in the middle of all that.
The company's products, Honey Stinger gel packs and energy bars, are located smack-dab at the honey/outdoor gear intersection, as high-sugar nourishment for hardworking hikers and climbers.
shores, Swedish furniture giant IKEA has placed its new prototype (also the chain's largest) smack-dab in the heartland of the nation.
51, which is smack-dab in the middle of the past year's SOIR readings, in the 50th annual percentile.