goldfish bowl

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Synonyms for goldfish bowl

a state of affairs in which you have no privacy

a transparent bowl in which small fish are kept

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A royal insider told Daily Express: "With the exception of his time in the forces Harry has lived his entire life in the goldfish bowl of public scrutiny.
"It's been a really good start and I think I'd advise a lot more players to sort of test themselves outside Wales as well because Wales is such a goldfish bowl," he told the BBC.
Whatever happens, he will be a better manager for the experience of the Glasgow goldfish bowl.
They have large oxygen needs and a high waste output and the traditional goldfish bowl is simply inappropriate for them.
Being in that goldfish bowl has been difficult for some players to handle.
Life, especially for the Queen, is lived in the equivalent of a goldfish bowl with few of the basic freedoms which we "ordinary" mortals enjoy.
That is a goldfish bowl. It is the World Cup so you are in a goldfish bowl within a goldfish bowl.
And McQueen believes the Old Firm old boys will love being outside the Glasgow goldfish bowl.
Stars include BBC war correspondent Kate Adie, celebrity chef Clarissa Dickson Wright and Maggie's daughter, Carol Thatcher, talking about her new biography, A Swim On Part In The Goldfish Bowl.
Perhaps I can quote Spike Milligan: "If smoking is so good, why not wear a goldfish bowl and keep it all to yourself?"
12 x 18" (30.5 46 cm) white draw ing paper, pencils, colored chalks or pastels, flashlight, small round fish bowls with two or three goldfish for each table, lenses/magnifying glasses, prisms, copies of Matisse's Goldfish Bowl painting, a still-life set up that replicates the painting
The Goldfish Bowl: Married to the Prime Minister 1955-1997.
Mrs Blair was promoting her new book The Goldfish Bowl on the first day of the Cheltenham Festival of Literature.
Cherie Blair, the wife of British Prime Minister Tony Blair, is to publish a book about the lives of Downing Street wives called 'The Goldfish Bowl'.