ringside view

ringside view

1. Literally, a front-row seat next to a boxing ring (thought to be the best place to watch the match). Wow, you got a ringside view to that fight? That must have cost thousands!
2. By extension, a place in close proximity to a certain situation or event. I unexpectedly had a ringside view when a fight broke out at the bar. Living near this forest my whole life, I've had a ringside view to witness the change in the population of birds.
See also: ringside, view
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We folks with a ringside view of the goings-on will watch and critically chronicle its future course of action.
Summary: The boxing biopic provides a raw and delightful ringside view of India's marginalised athletes
Barkha Dutt has had a ringside view of the changing face of Indian politics in the last two decades and is also a brilliant narrator and storyteller.
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Edgar, a civil liberties lawyer who had a ringside view of development of government surveillance programs, provides a deeply detailed insider's account of how they came into existence, the controversies that have surrounded them, and the ways that legislators, presidents, activists, technologists, and the intelligence community have tried to balance the legitimate needs of public safety against the fear that such spying powers will be misused.
The Cassini spacecraft, which has been observing the Saturn system from up close since 2004, gave us yet another ringside view of an event that had never been directly seen before.
For a ringside view of this controversy, one has to take a close look at the Rafale deal, which was hanging fire for close to a decade.
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Individual attention to customers like us is truly inspiring as it allows us an opportunity to provide a ringside view of our business to all concerned stakeholders of the Bank.
The veteran retailer who has a habit of peeping into shopping baskets and speculating on the consumer's family size and composition gives us a ringside view of the Great Indian Shopping Saga.
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Its tasteful decor filled with dark wood panelling, open kitchen that gives you a ringside view of the chef's noodle making skills and a trendy beverage counter at the entrance sets the tone for a wonderful culinary experience.
Graham, who had a ringside view of the sending off, said: "There was a ruckus and I tried to get in the middle of it to break it up as it is not what you want to see.
It gives a ringside view of what is happening in the Gulf region.