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Origin of glass ceiling
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Example sentences from the Web for glass ceiling
Democratic women don’t hold a monopoly on breaking glass ceilings.Republican Rep. Nancy Mace on the Capitol insurrection: ‘We need to rebuild our party’|KK Ottesen|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
We all know about that figurative glass ceiling composed of laws and traditions holding women down.Women Have Lost a Disproportionate Number of Jobs Due to COVID-19. Here's How We Can Start to Fix a Broken System|Bonnie Hammer|January 25, 2021|Time
I’m sure you know the concept of the glass ceiling, which describes how women have a hard time rising to the top of organizations.Is it Too Late for General Motors to Go Electric? (Ep. 442)|Stephen J. Dubner|December 3, 2020|Freakonomics
A program like this in SEO could be the game changer that bridges the gap and helps more women gain the needed visibility and shatter glass ceilings only touched by male SEOs.
Barring something unforeseeable, Wall Street banks’ long-standing glass ceiling is history.How Jane Fraser broke banking’s highest glass ceiling|Claire Zillman, reporter|October 19, 2020|Fortune
Instead of decorating every face on the street, Google Glass hit a contrarian rip tide.You Were Wrong About Miley & Bitcoin: 2014’s Failed Predictions|Nina Strochlic|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Park employees helped John quit tobacco by way of a butts-proof glass enclosure, a drastic change in diet, and regular exercise.Zebra Finches, Dolphins, Elephants, and More Animals Under the Influence|Bill Schulz|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He would shake a chilled Coke, and then spray the soda into a cold glass of milk.
You meant to chase every glass of wine with a pitcher of H2O, but the holiday cheer somehow steered you off course.
The resulting product included four single-cask variants along with finished pictures of McKidd enjoying a glass of The Macallan.
I was rather awed by his imposing appearance, and advanced timidly to the doors, which were of glass, and pulled the bell.
When she arrived she made a regular entry into the city in a coach all gold and glass, drawn by eight superb plumed horses.
The doors (Indian bungalows have hardly any windows, each door being half glass) were open front and back.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Where the outside conditions are not very favourable, practically all the British species may be grown with ease under glass.
It is only necessary to have a zinc, or a galvanized tray on which to stand the glass in an inverted position.
British Dictionary definitions for glass ceiling
Cultural definitions for glass ceiling
An unacknowledged — and ultimately illegal — barrier to advancement, especially for women and people of color: “In many professions a woman cannot break through the glass ceiling to the upper level of management.” The term dates from the 1980s.
Idioms and Phrases with glass ceiling
An unacknowledged discriminatory barrier to advancement, especially for women and minorities. For example, Harriet knew she'd never be promoted—she would never get through the glass ceiling. [1980s]