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Big Brother

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Definition a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • Be careful. Big Brother is watching.
Big Brother = a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • The new technology has aroused Big Brother fears since, in theory, it could be used to spy on anyone watching one of the new televisions.
  • Big Brother = (of an) organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU, the caption beneath it ran.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Big Brother = an organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • "What, you're all-knowing and all-seeing now?" I asked. "Who are you, Big Brother?"
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • Big Brother = (of an) organization that comprehensively spies on people
  • Nut jobs are exactly the kind of people who will have survived. People who saw Big Brother when he wasn't there. People who suspected the rest of humanity before the rest of humanity turned dangerous. People with hiding places ready.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • Big Brother = (of an) organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • But after a few months, when the big  brother upstairs turned out to be Big Brother, she got on her bicycle and rode through the neighborhood of her high school days until she spotted an apartment with fresh-painted walls and masking tape on the windows.
    Sandra Cisneros  --  The House on Mango Street
  • Big Brother = (of an) organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • If our society ever opted for Orwell's Big Brother approach, the instrument of choice for oppression would have to be the credit wake.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Big Brother = (of an) organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • Or maybe it was his intense dislike of the government: He saw the sign on the Park Service cabin identifying it as such, assumed all three cabins were government property, and decided to strike a blow against Big Brother.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Big Brother = (of an) organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU, the caption said.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Big Brother = a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • He thought of Big Brother.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Big Brother = a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • Tell me, Winston — and remember, no lies: you know that I am always able to detect a lie — tell me, what are your true feelings towards Big Brother?
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Big Brother = a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • You must love Big Brother.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Big Brother = a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • What were his true feelings towards Big Brother?
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Big Brother = a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • There will be no love, except the love of Big Brother.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Big Brother = a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • Will Big Brother ever die?
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Big Brother = a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • Big Brother is the embodiment of the Party.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Big Brother = a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • In that sense, does Big Brother exist?
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Big Brother = a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • There was nothing left in them except sorrow for what they had done, and love of Big Brother.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Big Brother = a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • Oceanic society rests ultimately on the belief that Big Brother is omnipotent and that the Party is infallible.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Big Brother = a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so
  • Big Brother is the guise in which the Party chooses to exhibit itself to the world.
    George Orwell  --  1984
Big Brother = a person or organization that attempts to exercise total control over people and that invades their privacy to do so

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