on dead center

on dead center

Exactly in the middle of something. Make sure that painting is on dead center on the wall—otherwise, it will just look weird. The politician has been criticized by his constituents for sitting on dead center when it comes to the issue of immigration reform.
See also: center, dead, on

on dead center

 
1. Lit. at the exact center of something. The arrow hit the target on dead center. When you put the flowers on the table, put them on dead center.
2. Fig. exactly correct. Mary is quite observant. Her analysis is on dead center. My estimate wasn't on dead center, but it was very close to the final cost.
See also: center, dead, on