Definition of worm's-eye view in English:

worm's-eye view

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  • A view as seen from below or from a humble position: being assigned to the secretariat provided a worm’s-eye view of international diplomacy
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    • They move you around; you see things from bird's-eye views and worm's-eye views, though knotholes, in extreme close-up, and so forth.
    • A triumph of sympathetic editing, this superb book uses the voices of five very different British men and women, each of whom agreed to write a secret diary for the Mass Observation project, to offer a worm's-eye view of post-war Britain.
    • His was a worm's-eye view of one of the bloodiest episodes of the 20th century.

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