Meaning: the authorities / a government or a large organisation which tries to control every part of people’s lives and to know everything about them.
Example: The Teachers and the industrialists have complained against the “Big Brother” approach of the government.
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the corridors of power
the corridors of power Meaning: the offices of the powerful leaders. Example: As personal adviser to the Prime Minister, he thought he’d get his foot inside the corridors ... Read on