directly; squarely: smack dab in the middle.
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How to use smack dab in a sentence
On the first day of shooting, Kallai and his film crew found themselves smack-dab in the middle of a war zone.Trans in the Holy Land: ‘Marzipan Flowers,’ Tal Kallai, and the Shattering of Israel’s LGBT Taboos | Itay Hod | November 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now, they are smack dab in the middle of a GOP primary in Mississippi.
The first U.S. case of MERS landed in Indiana—smack-dab in the heartland.Is Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) the Next SARS? | Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad | May 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Or take the settlement of Ariel, located smack-dab in the middle of the northern West Bank.
As we wuz startin' home some monstrous thing riz up right smack dab in front ov us, not more'n 100 feet away.