pop (one's) bubble

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pop (one's) bubble

To disprove, ruin, or destroy someone's fantasy, delusion, or misbelief. A less common variant of "burst (someone's) bubble." Sorry to pop your bubble, Janet, but Sarah only went out on a date with you to make Suzie jealous. Sean took pleasure in popping the environmentalist's bubble, explaining to him that renewable energy devices cause huge environmental damage to produce.
See also: bubble, pop
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"I told Dave 'I like the idea of having a tinge of punk beats, a little bit of rock growl, some Beach Boys harmony, and it's all packaged in kind of a pop Bubble Wrap.' But this is probably one of my most personal songs I've ever written.
I draw a long hot bath, use lashings of Queen of Pop bubble bath, play Fleetwood Mac in the background, and have a candle burning (maybe three) and a rubber ducky.
To my understanding, in 'Fabuless' Corey Taylor is singing about how the 'Pop Bubble' has now seemingly ruled everything we hear on the radio and watch on music channels.
THE pop bubble burst when Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera began their longrunning feud in the 90s.
Muy Pop Bubble Factory BV, Robbert van Ingen, robbert@muypop.com, P.
Psychedelia meets sonic country in a double-glazed pop bubble.
A glitter-ball explosion during final hit Something Kinda Ooh shows just how much energy they bring to the charts and the pop bubble seems nowhere close to bursting just yet.
The Bournville-born rapper admitted he's been to the chocolate factory 20 times and would love to be a tour guide if the pop bubble burst.
In light of her pop bubble bursting, Geri, 34, has turned to acting as a plan to earn the pennies after she's become a mum.
INFLUENCE: Naimee loves the music of Sinead O'Connor who she says has 'the voice of an angel', and also names Joni Mitchell, inset, as having a big effect on her development; RISING STAR: Irish singer Naimee Coleman is set for the Number 1 spot; POP FREE ENVIRONMENT: Naimee's music is 'not just pop bubble gum'
A forest of guitar bands have grown up in the past few years as the manufactured pop bubble burst.
On the night of March 5, 2005, after years of steady decline, the pop bubble burst.
After the pop bubble burst, Jodi decided she wanted to return to acting and along came the role of Debbie.