Idiom:  in broad daylight

Definition

Idiom:  in broad daylight

  • in a way or place that anyone can see what’s happening
  • publicly so anyone can see


Example sentences

  • The kids threw eggs at the car in broad daylight but surprisingly no one saw them.
  • Another person was caught bathing naked in the fountain in broad daylight so I don't take my kids to that park anymore. 
  • Did you see on the news that my son's teacher was caught having sex with another student in a car in broad daylight?
  • That part of town has gotten really scary. You can even see people doing drugs on the streets in broad daylight.
  • We were surprised and concerned to see prostitutes on the streets in Geneva in broad daylight until our tour guide explained that prostitution is legal there.
  • Tonight our city council will address the rise in robberies occurring downtown in broad daylight.
  • Sorry but you're going to have to play inside this afternoon. Our neighbors saw a raccoon running around in broad daylight and we're concerned it may have rabies.
  • Washington DC has so many rats running around in broad daylight. It's scary—they used to come out only in the evening.
  • There's a real problem with drug dealing in this area. Since everything is happening in broad daylight, we really need to have a higher police presence during the day.
  • The thief stole my bicycle from in front of the grocery store in broad daylight but no one noticed.


Synonyms

  • in full view


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