right between the eyes

idiom

: in the face
punched him right between the eyes

Examples of right between the eyes in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The family wrapped the dog in a blanket and took him to a veterinary office — where x-rays revealed he had been shot in the head, right between the eyes, and one of the bullets was lodged in his throat, Tamllos said. Brooke Baitinger, Idaho Statesman, 1 Apr. 2024 Sea turtles just get hit by all those things directly, right between the eyes. Sarah Vitak, Outside Online, 4 Apr. 2023 Every once in a while the material rears up and hits you right between the eyes. al, 30 Jan. 2022 So, a message that hits one group right between the eyes may not do much for another group of prospects. Jordan Lintz, Forbes, 18 Oct. 2021 The second thing, the data that's hitting you right between the eyes is that ninety nine point five percent of all the deaths to COVID-19 are in unvaccinated people. CBS News, 11 July 2021 But losing his mother and three cherished firefighting colleagues in the past few years hit Rodgers right between the eyes. George Castle, chicagotribune.com, 4 May 2021

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“Right between the eyes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right%20between%20the%20eyes. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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