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Definition of "paint a picture" []

  • Call to mind (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "paint a picture" in a sentence
  • "My deepest thanks to Bill Murphy, Bob Queeney, Todd Musburger and Stuart Nudelman, who helped paint a picture of the early days."
  • "The portrait of Thorwaldsen was completed and became the property of Philip Hone, Esq., who had given Morse a commission to paint a picture for one hundred dollars, the subject to be left to the discretion of the artist."
  • "The residents of Franklin County are proud of their heritage, and they paint a picture of gentle folk, hardworkers who distill a little to make ends meet, or just for the craft and love of it."