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 Meanings and Examples of PICTURE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
picture
 n.  a drawing, painting, photograph
 v.  imagine how something looks
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  It occurred to me now that I had seen her, or a picture of her, somewhere before.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
2  The only picture was an over-enlarged photograph, apparently a hen sitting on a blurred rock.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 2
3  Almost the last thing I remember was standing with Daisy and watching the moving picture director and his Star.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 6
4  But there was nothing--only the picture of Dan Cody, a token of forgotten violence staring down from the wall.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
5  He seemed reluctant to put away the picture, held it for another minute, lingeringly, before my eyes.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
6  And yet a russet gown, torn and soiled with the child's rude play, made a picture of her just as perfect.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VI. PEARL
7  This picture is gone, and was doubtless the temptation which urged the murderer to the deed.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
8  If he had but my picture, he says he should be easy.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
9  I gazed on the picture of my mother, which stood over the mantel-piece.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
10  Below this picture was a miniature of William; and my tears flowed when I looked upon it.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
11  Concerning the picture she could give no account.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 8
12  I have burnt all your letters, and will return your picture the first opportunity.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49
13  There was no shadowy picture of his footsteps, in the garden that I dreamed of walking in all night.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. I ENLARGE MY CIRCLE OF ACQUAINTANCE
14  Janet was a pretty blooming girl, of about nineteen or twenty, and a perfect picture of neatness.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION
15  On her face, I saw immediately the placid and sweet expression of the lady whose picture had looked at me downstairs.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. I MAKE ANOTHER BEGINNING
Example Sentence: (119 in 8 pages)
16  Injury has effectively put Woods out of the picture as far as international matches are concerned.
17  Statistics paint a sobering picture — unemployment, tight credit, lower home values, sluggish job growth.
18  The police are trying to obtain a more accurate picture of crime levels.
19  The picture has too much redundant detail.
20  The overall composition of the picture is good but some of the detail is distracting.
21  She asked the little girl to draw a picture of the man she'd spoken to.
22  This picture is the gem of the collection.
23  The police are trying to establish a picture of events leading up to the killing.
24  He painted a rosy picture of family life.
25  The feature picture goes on at six.
26  Dear Sir, I was disgusted to see the picture on page one of Sunday's feature section.
27  He jabbed at the picture with his finger.
28  His picture was right / bang in the middle of the front page.
29  This report gives a global picture of the company's finances.
30  Bacher broke into tears as he painted a damning picture of global match-fixing.