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in broad daylight

If a crime is committed in broad daylight, it happens during the day, when it could have been seen and prevented: Thieves had broken into the house in broad daylight.
(Definition of in broad daylight from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"in broad daylight" in American English

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in broad daylight

when anyone could see what is happening: We never expected coyotes to come into our yard in broad daylight.
(Definition of in broad daylight from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in broad daylight”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大白天, 光天化日之下…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大白天, 光天化日之下…
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