smack-dab


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smack-dab

Directly; exactly at a particular place. Usually used to emphasize a prepositional phrase of location, especially "in the middle." There I was, smack-dab in the middle of Taiwan with no money and no way to contact my family. The criminal turned the corner and ran smack-dab into a group of off-duty police officers.
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The company's products, Honey Stinger gel packs and energy bars, are located smack-dab at the honey/outdoor gear intersection, as high-sugar nourishment for hardworking hikers and climbers.
shores, Swedish furniture giant IKEA has placed its new prototype (also the chain's largest) smack-dab in the heartland of the nation.
This Friday, Japan recalled its ambassador to South Korea after South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak paid an official visit to a small group of islands located smack-dab in the middle of the Sea of Japan -- or the East Sea of Korea, as South Koreans call it.
And could there be a better time to see him than smack-dab in an election year?
Stepping inside means running smack-dab into a world's worth of coffees, pastries, cookies, crepes, cupcakes, etc.
Located smack-dab between Dallas and Fort Worth, Irving Independent School District has experienced technology acceleration at its finest.
The last time through we ran smack-dab into Bush's presidential campaign," says Dianne Hardy-Garcia, executive director of the Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby of Texas, which led the campaign on behalf of the James Byrd Jr.
Best of all, the Jeep placed us smack-dab in the middle of some of the most breathtaking scenery this chunk of Colorado can muster.
Vain as all this may seem, it situates his work smack-dab in a tradition stretching from Emerson and Whitman to the life of Elvis and The Autobiography of Malcolm X.
Rutland is smack-dab in the middle of Massachusetts.
After giving AP a try, I decided my heart was in newspaper newsrooms," he told his new paper, which is smack-dab in the middle of Jacksonville, Gainesville, Ocala, Daytona and St.