a fishbowl

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a fishbowl

A place, situation, or environment in which one has little or no privacy. A reference to the (typically) spherical bowls in which pet fish are often kept, which can be seen into from all sides. One of the prices of success for a pop star is having to live in a fishbowl under the scrutiny of the public eye. I feel like I'm in a fishbowl working at this new company, with all their security cameras posted everywhere.
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Last week, I asked my driver, whom the Super Squad likes to call Yaya Delta, to buy a fishbowl.
But once you mentioned it, I can see it as a fishbowl, too.
Arrange in a tall vase with a collar of tropical leaves or wind three or four inside a fishbowl vase for a contemporary table setting.
But as soon as you get out of the whole process, you're still in a fishbowl - it's just a bigger bowl.
Structurally, a fishbowl consists of a large group divided into subgroups of approximately equal number (White, 1974).
The title character, played by Deodato Saiao (a grandmotherly wardrobe assistant), sweeps up after the motley assortment of characters, who spike the lyrics with broad, jazzy playfulness: A nerdy misfit (Carlos Prado) is teased by five sexy femmes fatales; a prostitute (Paula Pinto) reveals that her pregnant belly is really a fishbowl as she lip-synchs Waits's "Christmas postcard from a hooker in Minneapolis.
Today, troubled real estate negotiations are examined in a fishbowl rather than quietly, under a rock.
STEP 1 Pour 500ml of water and flower food into a fishbowl vase.
This week we've come up with three very different looks for a fishbowl arrangement.