middle of nowhere


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the middle of nowhere

An extremely distant, remote, and isolated location. I'll never understand why they built this campus out here in the middle of nowhere. Even though we were only a few miles outside of town, the empty fields on each side of the cabin made it feel like the middle of nowhere.
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middle of nowhere

a very isolated place. I don't want to stay out here in the middle of nowhere. I was stranded in the middle of nowhere for an hour with a flat tire.
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middle of nowhere

n. an isolated place. I don’t want to stay out here in the middle of nowhere.
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Hayley has decided to get away from it all in Les's caravan but it soon becomes clear that a mobile home in the middle of nowhere isn't the most sensible holiday destination for a heavily pregnant woman when she goes into labour.
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Jan, 32, a cranial therapist of Morningside, Edinburgh, who has been working with the charity for five years, added: "The orphanage is in the middle of nowhere and it is here all of Romania's unloved, unwanted children are sent.
At the World Cup, the Three Lions were holed up in a remote training camp in the middle of nowhere.
She was invited to give a speech in Edmonton, Canada, saying: "It was a casino in the middle of nowhere and, because of the pouring rain, the water had come into the tent, and only eight people showed up.
You don't have to live in the middle of nowhere to be hit as the drastic cuts already affect half the country and will spread.
I'm not on top of a mountain in the middle of nowhere - it's rural but not a wilderness."
I don't want to be stuck in the middle of nowhere when she goes into labour - I want to be at her side."
What sort of shallow moron drives into the middle of nowhere in the middle of the night to shove strangers around in the pursuit of "looking good"?
The Sunderland boss reckons many players believe the club is in "the middle of nowhere" and that Manchester and London are always more attractive.
I won't tell anyone, I'll just get on a plane to a little Spanish town in the middle of nowhere, find a local bar, order a bottle of Louis XIII brandy, drink the lot and that'll be it."
There are numerous examples of establishments or businesses, either based in the middle of nowhere or which offer very niche solutions, yet their customers go out of their way to support and have, in turn, stood the test of time.
After the bankruptcy of their restaurant in the capital, the couple went south to run a small restaurant in the middle of nowhere.
NOT content with the 9-to-5 drudge or weary commute, some intrepid adventurers have decided to up sticks and move to the middle of nowhere.
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