Popping the bubble - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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pop the bubble of (someone)
To disprove, ruin, or destroy someone's fantasy, delusion, or misbelief. A less common variant of "burst the bubble of (someone)." The Supreme Court ruling is likely to pop the bubble of all the activitists who were in favor of overturning the case.
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Little fingers will love popping the bubbles
and it's quite therapeutic for stressed mums and dads too.
Popping the bubbles
can free trapped friendly fish, hungry nasty fish who will eat valuable worm doodles, or goodies that temporarily give Luther special powers.