in the boondocks

*in the boondocks

 and *in the boonies
in a rural area; far away from a city or population. (*Typically: be ~; camp ~; live ~; stay ~.) Perry lives out in the boonies with his parents.
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If a Wren was out on a job somewhere out in the boondocks and took sick, they would fly me out in a Bell helicopter to pick her up and bring her back.
But most impact wrenches don't have enough juice to do the job, especially in the boondocks.
Out in the boondocks, the post offices are often a lifeline, sometimes the only facility for miles.
These men in the boondocks know what is going on and that their bosses in Saigon are lying about it, so they use the reporters and the reporters use them in the oldest transaction in journalism.
No wonder, then, that demographers are calling the 'oos "the decade of the exurb," with the fastest population growth happening way out in the boondocks, where a person might still drive and talk on his cell phone--assuming he can get a signal.
Having said that, the book makes one itch to get out in the boondocks and rediscover the old boom-and-bust towns, diamond frauds, and Native American battle sites.
Chasing Dreams in the Boondocks is the memoir of one man's quest to bring his childhood dream to life--the dream of building a golf course by hand the old fashioned way.
They're of the mind that we're out here in the boondocks and therefore they can do what they please," he said.
Instead of the studied silence of many comic strips, the young African-American characters in The Boondocks have tackled the war in Afghanistan.
Kathie Kerr, director of communications of Universal Press Syndicate, one of the eight major comic strip industry leaders, says that her company was interested in The Boondocks because "the editors were blown away by the artwork.
The main problem with SUVs is that they have a higher ground clearance, ostensibly for clearing logs and boulders out in the boondocks.
Those yahoos in the hinterlands who robbed, killed, and tied Matthew Shepard to a fence post may have been just as influenced by class envy, aimed at rich kids whose parents send them to prestigious schools--as Shepard's did--while the losers in life's lottery collect aluminum cans for a living or fish for catfish in the boondocks.
There we were in this huge factory, brand new, out in the boondocks.
Daily News readers who live in the Antelope Valley and perhaps think they live out in the boondocks need to know they made the Sunday night news halfway across the United States on April 19.
In The Boondocks, when Robert "Granddad" Freeman becomes legal guardian of his rambunctious grandkids, he moves from the south side of Chicago to the quiet and safety of "The Boondocks" (in this case, suburban Woodcrest), hoping that he can ignore them altogether and enjoy the fourth quarter of his life in peace.