in broad daylight

Submitted by jim78 on Sun, 01/02/2015 - 20:30
  • Idiom: in broad daylight
  • Language: English
  • Idiomatic translations / equivalents: German
  • Explained meaning: English

Idiomatic translations of "in broad daylight"

am hellichten Tag

Meanings of "in broad daylight"


This is an expression that emphasizes that something normally done quietly, stealthfully, under cover of darkness, or in private was done in view of all, in view of the public. Actions that may be considered criminal, lewd, or illegal, improper, or hidden would qualify. "The bank was held up (robbed) in broad daylight."

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