smack in the middleadvadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
informal (right in the centre)
genau die Mitte Rdw
genau mittig Adv + Adj
The golfer's shot landed smack in the middle of the lake.
smack of [sth]vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
informal, pejorative (be reminiscent of)
einen Beigeschmack haben Rdw
Your proposal smacks of fraud.
smack your lipsv exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(make noise with lips in anticipation)
sich die Lippen lecken Rdw
Helen smacked her lips in anticipation of the delicious meal.