smack-bang in the middle

smack-bang in the middle

Right in the middle or most central part (of something). There I was, smack-bang in the middle of Taiwan, with no money and no way to contact my family. You don't want the levels to get too high or too low. You need to keep it smack-bang in the middle.
See also: middle
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One more thing: it is smack-bang in the middle of a residential area.
He would cleverly avoid arrest by standing smack-bang in the middle of the bridge, avoiding the bobbies of both Newcastle and Gateshead police forces who were separate bodies at that time.
"What's more convincing scientifically, a flood in the Black Sea, so far away from Israel and the fantasy of a supposed ark marooned on the slopes of Mount Ararat, or six submerged Neolithic villages smack-bang in the middle of the Bible Land?" Kingsley said.