A milieu or environment inhabited by ruthless
individuals - societies, companies, communities, organisations, polital parties and other groupings where extreme competitive activity takes place.
Also commonly misspelt as pirhana pool
. Known too as piranha bowl
He earned his spurs in the piranha pool called Georgia politics.
He has become a boiled brisket
in the piranha pool that is Israeli politics.
Plain-speaking, sense of humour and ability - truly remarkable in the piranha pool of Westminster politics - made no enemies...
The Apprentice (programme) is a piranha pool for the contestants.
After a week best described as the 'diplomatic piranha pool' in New York, the UN managed to agree a 35-page document for reform.
Then there is the piranha-pool of Parliament, an especial burden for British ministers
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