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I noticed a picture on the dining-room wall.
a children’s book with bright colourful pictures
She showed me a picture of the house where she was born.
a picture of a peaceful country scene
She asked children to draw pictures of their family.
I’ll stand over here, and you can take the picture.
My friends had a rather distorted picture of my life.
The report paints a rather gloomy picture of life in the inner cities.
It won the award for Best Picture.
The picture has changed a lot in the last couple of weeks.
The general picture was one of neglect and decline.
You should have seen her face when she told him: it was an absolute picture!
It’s important we don’t lose sight of the big picture when we make these decisions.
‘He can be difficult, if you know what I mean.’ ‘OK, I get the picture.’
Mike here can put you in the picture about how we run the office.
He was a picture of wide-eyed innocence.
This is the British English definition of picture. View American English definition of picture.
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