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picture
British English: /ˈpɪktʃə/
American English: /ˈpɪk(t)ʃər/

Translation of picture in Italian:

noun

  • 2 [figurative] (description) to paint a picture of somebody, something
    descrivere qualcuno, qualcosa
    to paint o draw a gloomy picture of something
    dipingere qualcosa a tinte fosche
    to paint o draw an optimistic picture of something
    fare un quadro ottimistico di qualcosa
    to give o present a clear, accurate picture of something
    fare un quadro chiaro, accurato di qualcosa

also: pictures plural noun

[informal]

transitive verb

  • 1 (form mental image of)
    (person, place, scene)
  • 2 (show in picture form) See examples:to be pictured
    essere ritratto
    the vase (pictured above) is
    il vaso (nell'immagine in alto) è

Idioms

to be the picture of health

to be the picture of somebody

essere il ritratto di qualcuno

to look o be a picture

her face was a picture!

la sua espressione la diceva lunga!

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