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smack-bang

Directly; exactly at a particular place. Usually used to emphasize a prepositional phrase of location, especially "in the middle." There I was, smack-bang in the middle of Taiwan with no money and no way to contact my family. The criminal turned the corner and ran smack-bang into a group of off-duty police officers.
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Instead, the couple had their hearts set on a flat smack bang in the middle of Paisley town centre.
Pembrokeshire County Council has got several great big machines smack bang in the middle of the beach.
Doyle's current surroundings couldn't be further from that idyllic Irish setting, as he now finds himself living smack bang in the centre of Britain's Second City.
He's accused the media of hounding his family (but) he sadly threw the people who'd already been hurt smack bang in the middle of the fire.
SMACK bang in a city centre bristling with art, music and theatre productions, the Bluecoat has had to think long and hard about the niche it wants to fill.
Birmingham enjoys a major station smack bang in the middle of the city.
Being Liverpool born and bred, I'm delighted that we are delivering a residential scheme that is smack bang in the middle of everything that our city has to offer and as a company we are proud to be a part of it.
Not only are we smack bang in the heart of the UK, but the region has always enjoyed a fantastic reputation for travel talent and offered valuable skills availability in everything from IT to customer service.
Whatever you have to say about Carwyn Jones - he is seen as a popular leader - you can't say he's not ballsy by putting himself smack bang in the line of fire so willfully.
But this time their own economic policy has collided smack bang with who they want in the country and it appears the only way out of this tawdry mess is to either U-turn or offer payrises to thousands of public sector workers.
On immigration we have changed, we have learned lessons, moved on as a party and we are absolutely smack bang where the British people are - smack bang where Mirror readers are.
Here I was, smack bang in the centre of where two worlds collide.
SO here we are then, smack bang in the middle of the dog days of January.
Adam Davison: "Family homes wouldn't sell smack bang in the city centre and students keep this economy going, they rent the properties, buy in the shops, eat in the restaurants and drink in the pubs and use the buses and taxis etc.
THE Echo revealed last week that BBC Wales' new headquarters will be built smack bang in the city centre, on the site of Cardiff bus station.