picture

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpɪktʃər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpɪktʃɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pikchər)


Inflections of 'picture' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
pictures
v 3rd person singular
picturing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
pictured
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
pictured
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

picture

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [frightening, beautiful, landscape, black-and-white] picture
  2. [motion, moving, still] pictures
  3. [drew, painted, sketched, colored] a picture
  4. [take, edit, store, delete, enlarge, frame, develop] a picture
  5. have a picture framed
  6. took my picture
  7. took a picture of the [sky, mountain, athlete]
  8. [brush, touch, blow] up a picture
  9. [hang, place, nail] a picture on the wall
  10. [place, put] pictures on the [unit, mantelpiece, desk, table]
  11. put pictures on top of the [fireplace, TV]
  12. cut out pictures from (old) magazines
  13. cut pictures out (of magazines)
  14. click on the picture to [view, see, enlarge, zoom in]
  15. trying to get a picture of [why, when, how much, how hard]
  16. paints [a worrying, an attractive] picture (of)
  17. get with the picture (already)!
  18. do you get the picture?
  19. you're missing the big picture (here)
  20. dated: go to the pictures
  21. is a picture of his [mother, father]
  22. a picture with his [mom, sister]
  23. a picture of a [dog, battle, fruit bowl, naked woman, princess]
  24. a picture of [life, modern society, hardships]
  25. a picture in my mind of
  26. [is, looking] (as) pretty as a picture
  27. [the week, the First World War, Victorian London] in pictures
n as adj
  1. picture [frames, hooks]
  2. a picture [puzzle, clue, strip, story, book, gallery]
  3. a picture postcard
  4. a picture-heavy [page, web page, site, website, article]
  5. a picture editor
v
  1. picture [this, the scene]
  2. I can just picture [her face, it, the scene]
  3. can picture her face when she [found out, heard, saw]
  4. [shorter, taller] than I pictured (her)
  5. picture your life [with, after, when]
  6. picture [fame and fortune, a big house]
  7. [hard, impossible, amusing] to picture
  8. pictured with his [friends, family, wife]
  9. pictured at the [party, cinema, launch]
  10. pictured on the [cover, front page]
  11. pictured from [left] to [right]
  12. as pictured [above, below, on page 5]
  13. pictured in [chrome, sepia, black and white]
  14. pictured above are
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