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big pictureThe main film in a double feature.
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big pictureThe totality of a situation.
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picture cardking, queen or jack
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take a pictureTo photographically capture an image.
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a picture paints a thousand wordsA visualisation is a better description than a verbal description.1971, David Gates (of Bread), If, from Manna album:If a picture paints a thousand wordsThen why can't I paint you;The words will never showThe you I've come to know.1989, Alan Kay, quoted in K?o-tung Huang, Timothy D. Huang, Introduction to Chinese, Japanese and Korean Computing, World Scientific, ISBN 9971506645, p. 9:Most human beings, no matter how familiar they are with abstract symbols, respond to voice and images better than written language. In other words, A picture paints a thousand words.2006, Paul Shakespeare, Building a Dune Buggy: The Essential Manual, ISBN 1904788734, p. 52:See accompanying diagram: a picture paints a thousand words, and all that!
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a picture is worth a thousand wordsAlternative form of a picture paints a thousand words.
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box-office bombA motion picture that generates relatively low revenue at the box office, especially that which is less than the budget for the motion picture.
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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.
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fashion plateA picture, usually an advertisement, showing the latest fashion in clothing.
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greenwashA false or misleading picture of environmental friendliness used to conceal or obscure damaging activities.
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king of heartspicture card
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odd one outA visual puzzle where the guesser has to choose which word/picture/symbol etc. does not fit with the others.
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on the lineOn a level with the eye of the spectator; said of a picture, as hung in an exhibition of pictures.
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put oneself acrossTo explain one's ideas and opinions clearly so that another person can understand them and get a picture of your personality.
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see the forest for the treesTo discern an overall pattern from a mass of detail; to see the bigger picture, or the broader, more general situation. Generally used in the negative.
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spaghetti westernNickname for a motion picture produced by an Italian-based company and filmed in Europe, depicting a tale of cowboys and desperadoes set in the American Old West.
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