in the middle of nowhere


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in the middle of nowhere

In a very distant, remote, and isolated location. I'll never understand why they built this campus out here in the middle of nowhere.
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*in the middle of nowhere

Fig. in a very remote place. (*Typically: be ~; drive [into] ~; put someone or something [into] ~.) To get to my house, you have to drive into the middle of nowhere. We found a nice place to eat, but it's out in the middle of nowhere.
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in the middle of nowhere

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out in the middle of nowhere

COMMON If a place is in the middle of nowhere or out in the middle of nowhere, it is in the countryside, a long way from the nearest town. When I was 14, my family moved away from Glasgow to a village in the middle of nowhere. She lives out in the middle of nowhere with her three dogs.
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(be/live) in the middle of ˈnowhere

(informal) (be/live) somewhere that is a long way from other buildings, towns, etc: They own a small farm in the middle of nowhere.The house isn’t easy to find — it’s in the middle of nowhere.
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PETER Andre and his wife Emily have put their [euro]6million Sussex mansion on the market - as it's in the middle of nowhere.
It's a lovely village but I'm actually looking forward to being part of a community, because the house is kind of in the middle of nowhere.
However he forgets to comment on the main point of my letter - the Skelton/ Brotton bypass starts in the middle of nowhere and finishes in the middle of nowhere.
Did I really want to be in the middle of nowhere, somewhere in the French countryside?
Deep in the middle of nowhere, it was peaceful, tranquil and idyllic.
A trippy excursion to a dreary, sterile motel room in the middle of nowhere -- or is it anywhere?
This one has interviews with Todd Jordan and Billy Rohan, articles on Volcom in NYC, an ode to a shitty skate spot (a tennis court) in the middle of nowhere, a trip to Costa Rica, some video, music and movie reviews, and some other shit as well.
We can, in the middle of nowhere, refuel ourselves and rearm ourselves with ordnance and get back into the fight on very short notice.
In one image he puts his head into a framed picture as if through a window; in another he lies hunched up on a bed spanning a road in the middle of nowhere.
People out in the middle of nowhere can log on, but there's an amazing amount of misinformation out there," Ball says.
Put several dozen scientists and technicians on a ship in the middle of nowhere for two months straight, and what do they request?
He mostly wanted to get the hell away from the action and have this mansion out in the middle of nowhere,'' O'Daly said.
That's the one thing we want developers to see is that we are not a wasteland out in the middle of nowhere,'' Adams said.
That's because at Haiwee Reservoir, you are in the middle of nowhere.