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broad daylight

During the daytime, when anyone can see what's happening. The gangland feud is getting so bad that people are being shot in broad daylight. What's the world coming to when even a nun gets robbed in broad daylight?
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broad daylight

Ample and obvious natural light, as in You don't need your flashlight-it's broad daylight, or She was accosted on her own street in broad daylight. [1300s]
See also: broad, daylight
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Assailant uses an axe to murder in broad daylight. Several stood watching, a cop stood helpless, a patrolling car drives by.
Lacson, chairman of the Senate public order and dangerous drugs committee, said the killing of priests, prosecutors, and former and incumbent local officials in broad daylight and in full view of the public may be suggestive of the impunity and brazenness of those responsible for such acts.
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The target killers easily managed to escape after killing him in broad daylight which raises serious questions over the security of Quetta,' he said.
Summary: Three youths allegedly attacked Varghese and snatched the money in broad daylight
'Our police intelligence is said to be one of the best in the world; yet one year after a Malaysian was abducted in such chilling manner in broad daylight in the city, we have yet to resolve the case.
'The attack happened in broad daylight; it was a case of assassination by those who claim to know the deceased.
Detective Chief Inspector Lee Gosling, of Northumbria Police, said: "McGowan carried out this burglary in broad daylight, he smashed a window in broad daylight with complete disregard.
THIEVES stole kayaks worth around PS1,200 in broad daylight outside a beach shop.
The attack happened in broad daylight on Mary Street in Balsall Heath on Saturday, May 13.
A MAN was robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight at a Caerphilly train station on Thursday.
Comet Ikeya-Seki "Favorably placed observers on October 20-21 viewed a comet so brilliant that it could be seen with the naked eye in broad daylight, if the sun was hidden behind the side of a house or even an outstretched hand.
A TEENAGE girl was subjected to a terrifying ordeal by a man who sexually assaulted and robbed her in broad daylight.
HAFIZABAD -- A senior Army Officer of Rahwali Cantt (Gujranwala) and his family was deprived of cash, gold ornaments and cell phones worth lakhs of rupees by three armed bandits in broad daylight on the busiest Hafizabad-Kot Sarwar Interchange Road.