in full view


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in full view (of someone or something)

In a position that can be clearly and easily seen by someone or something. You need to start closing the blinds in your room when you get changed—you're in full view of the entire neighborhood! The would-be criminal tried to rob the pedestrian in full view of the local police station.
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in full ˈview (of somebody/something)

where you can easily be seen (by somebody/something): The player committed the foul in full view of the referee, and was sent off the field.
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Patrick, however, lit the paschal fire to celebrate the Resurrection in full view of the king and the entire pagan gathering.
Never leave valuable items in full view -most insurance companies will not cover replacement costs for the loss of personal effects.
Never leave valuable items in full view - most insurance companies will not cover replacement costs for the loss of personal effects.
Biography, Janet Malcom reminds us, is "the medium through which the remaining secrets of the famous dead are taken from them and dumped out in full view of the world." Malcom goes on to compare a biographer to a professional burglar and the reader to a voyeur.