goldfish bowl


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goldfish bowl

n
1. Also called: fishbowl a glass bowl, typically spherical, in which fish are kept as pets
2. a place or situation open to observation by onlookers
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Noun1.goldfish bowl - a state of affairs in which you have no privacygoldfish bowl - a state of affairs in which you have no privacy; "the president lives in a goldfish bowl"
situation, state of affairs - the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
2.goldfish bowl - a transparent bowl in which small fish are kept
aquarium, fish tank, marine museum - a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
bowl - a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;
Translations

goldfish bowl

nboccia dei pesci rossi
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