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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Nakpil's book 'Heroes and Villains' gives us a ringside view of history totally dissociated from the point of view of the colonizers.
He said in all cases all investors will have an opportunity to get their money back as a plan if they support the deal, adding that this was offered to PNP and not to senior creditors who are taking a haircut, since they took an active business risk with ringside view, whereas PNP investors took a passive blind faith risk.
Their cameras will take the viewers behind the scenes of political party's war rooms, to a ringside view of gargantuan political rallies, examine the role of social media and cover new technology in wooing the voters and unravel the trail that leads to the Parliament.
CRUISING WITH JANE MCDONALD (C5, 9pm) The first of a two-part Indian adventure finds Jane amid the colourful chaos of the city of Kolkata, where she visits the largest flower market in Asia, before being treated to a ringside view of some traditional wrestlers in action.
Cruising with Jane McDonald (Channel 5, 9pm-10pm) The first of a two-part Indian adventure finds Jane amid the colourful chaos of the city of Kolkata, where she visits the largest flower market in Asia, before being treated to a ringside view of some traditional wrestlers in action.
Cruising with Jane McDonald C5, 9pm The first of a two-part Indian adventure finds Jane amid the colourful chaos of the city of Kolkata, where she visits the largest flower market in Asia, before being treated to a ringside view of some traditional wrestlers in action.
According to another lender, the banks are awaiting a ringside view of equity infusion by the airline's promoter, Naresh Goyal, whether the proposed plan secures Jet's cash flow, and the terms being set regarding rights of first refusal.
He also requested the Commission to take a ringside view of the situation to find an enduring solution, which complements the state's macro and micro level financial position.EePunjab Technical Education Minister Charanjit Singh Channi demanded a special grant of Rs 500 crores for various skill development initiatives including the setting up of a Skill University.Health Minister Brahm Mohindra said the state government had strengthened the healthcare network by recruiting requisite medical and paramedical staff.EeSalary of medical officers had been hiked from Rs 15,000 to 40,000 per month and of specialists from Rs 40,000 to 70,000 per month, he said, adding that this had ensured their regular presence in the government hospitals and civil dispensaries, especially in rural areas.Ee
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Congratulations to the bombastic, tech-savvy, saffron-clad Shri Modi ji and stubble brandishing, serious looking former PM Abbasi for enjoying the ringside view of endless fight that has consumed many Udaas Naslain' (Weary Generations) with its appetite not even half diminished.
This book, therefore, is of utter significance if one wishes to get a ringside view on Chopra's journey, because it is not being told by the subject, rather it takes into consideration what others have to say about her.
Their younger daughter, Pamela, spent 18 formative months in India and had a ringside view of the events leading up to and beyond Independence.
Sure, I was taught dining etiquette: to eat with mouth closed - no one wants a ringside view of chomps, burps, other digestive noises; to use a fork and knife, and to rest the cutlery on the plate between bites; to not be in a rush to finish a meal, but keep pace with other eaters on the table; to not talk with mouth full; to cover mouth with hand when deploying toothpicks, etc, etc.