ringside view


ringside view
ringside seat or ringside view noun (figurative)
(a position which allows one to have) a very clear view
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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • (a) ringside view — if you have a ringside seat, you are in a good position to watch what is happening at an event. If there s going to be a confrontation between management and the unions, I d like a ringside seat …   New idioms dictionary

  • ringside seat — noun first row of seating; has an unobstructed view of a boxing or wrestling ring • Syn: ↑ringside • Hypernyms: ↑seating, ↑seats, ↑seating room, ↑seating area * * * ringside seat or ringside view …   Useful english dictionary

  • ringside — [[t]rɪ̱ŋsaɪd[/t]] 1) N SING The ringside is the area around the edge of a circus ring, boxing ring, or show jumping ring. Most of the top British trainers were at the ringside. 2) ADJ: ADJ n If you have a ringside seat or a ringside view, you are …   English dictionary

  • ringside — n. the area immediately beside a boxing ring or circus ring etc. (often attrib.: a ringside seat; a ringside view). Derivatives: ringsider n …   Useful english dictionary

  • ringside — [riŋ′sīd΄] n. 1. the space or place just outside the ring, as at a boxing match or circus 2. any place that provides a close view of something …   English World dictionary

  • ringside — ring|side1 [ rıŋ,saıd ] noun singular the area around the place where people perform in a CIRCUS or fight in a BOXING or WRESTLING match ringside ring|side 2 [ rıŋ,saıd ] adjective near to the place where an event is happening, especially a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ringside — I. noun Date: 1866 1. the area just outside a ring especially in which a contest occurs 2. a place from which one may have a close view II. adjective Date: 1896 being at the ringside < a ringside seat > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ringside — I UK [ˈrɪŋˌsaɪd] / US noun [singular] the area around the place where people perform in a circus or fight in a boxing or wrestling match II UK [ˈrɪŋˌsaɪd] / US adjective near to the place where an event is happening, especially a boxing or… …   English dictionary

  • ringside seat — noun a) A seat in the front row of a boxing or wrestling match. The remote area will offer astronomers a ringside seat for the sky spectacular. b) Any vantage point providing an excellent view …   Wiktionary

  • ringside — ring•side [[t]ˈrɪŋˌsaɪd[/t]] n. 1) the area occupied by the first row of seats on all sides of a boxing or wrestling ring 2) a place providing a close view 3) pertaining to or situated at the ringside • Etymology: 1865–75 …   From formal English to slang


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