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fly on the wall Explained

fly on the wall at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-noun » head=fly on the wall|flies on the wall
  • Inter: idiomati » c A quiet, non-participating, or unseen observer; an eavesdropper or witness.
    1. 1918, "Clark Would Draft Even Men of 68," New York Times, 9 Aug., p. 11 (retrieved 28 Oct. 2008),
    2. : James W. Gerard, ex-Ambassador to Germany, the first speaker of the evening, said that at that moment he would like to be a fly on the wall of the palace at Potsdam to hear what the Potsdam gang were saying about our soldiers.


      Inter: trans-top » quiet, non-participating or unseen observer

  • French: petite souris Inter: gloss » little mouse

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Spanish: agujero en la pared Inter: gloss » hole in the wall

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: fr » fly on the wall