a window into/on

idiom

: something that makes it possible to see or understand something clearly
This knowledge opens a window into your opponent's mind.
The book gives the reader a window on war.

Examples of a window into/on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Find your favorite genre: Three new memoirs tell stories of struggle and resilience, while five recent historical novels offer a window into other times. Balaji Ravichandran, Washington Post, 12 June 2024 But in theory, the probation department is supposed to get a window into your entire personal, familial, and financial history before making a pronouncement on what the sentence should be, and giving that recommendation to the judge. ABC News, 2 June 2024 In addition to zooplankton, which are a window into the base of the food chain, one particular type of fish, myctophids, proved to be key. Rosanna Xia, Los Angeles Times, 6 May 2024 His sojourn to the Big Apple is widely viewed as a window into the GOP’s strategic thinking as the presidential contest and national congressional races heat up. Michael Gartland, New York Daily News, 4 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for a window into/on 

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“A window into/on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20window%20into%2Fon. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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