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paint a picture of

Definition of paint a picture of in English:

Describe (someone or something) in a particular way: the president painted a grim picture of life in the next century
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  • An article in the March 16 issue of the San Jose Mercury News begins to paint a picture of what California consumers will face.
  • He doesn't criticize the definitions, he chooses instead to try to paint a picture of extremism where there isn't any.
  • I think what she's trying to do is paint a picture of him more of a liberal.
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