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be public property
To be widely known or discussed. Everyone in school is talking about what happened, so apparently my private life is public property now.
the property ladder
A way of looking at the property market as something that one ascends throughout their life by buying increasingly more valuable and expensive property. Primarily heard in UK. A: "I know we have to get on the property ladder sooner or later, but the down payment is such a huge expense." B: "It really is, but we're also throwing our money away by renting."
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be ˌpublic ˈpropertybe known or talked about by everyone: When you’re famous, you and your life suddenly become public property.
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