picture

picture
I 1. ['pɪktʃə(r)]
nome
1) (painting) quadro m., pittura f.; (drawing) disegno m.; (in book) illustrazione f.; (in child's book) figura f.; (in mind) immagine f.

to paint a picture of sth. — dipingere qcs.

to paint sb.'s picture — fare il ritratto di qcn

2) fig. (description) descrizione f., quadro m.

to paint a picture of sb., sth. — descrivere qcn., qcs.

to give o present a clear, accurate picture of sth. — fare un quadro chiaro, accurato di qcs

3) fot. foto(grafia) f.

to take a picture of — fare una foto a

4) fig. (overview) situazione f.

to get the picture — capire come stanno le cose

to put sb. in the picture — mettere qcn. al corrente

to be in the picture — essere al corrente

5) cinem. (film) film m.

to make a picture — fare un film

6) telev. immagine f.
2.
nome plurale pictures colloq.

the pictures — il cinema

••

to be the picture of health — essere il ritratto della salute

to look o be a picture sembrare dipinto; her face was a picture! — la sua espressione la diceva lunga!

II ['pɪktʃə(r)]
verbo transitivo
1) (form mental image of) immaginare [place, scene]
2) (show in picture form)

to be pictured — essere ritratto

the vase (pictured above) is — il vaso (nell'immagine in alto) è

* * *
['pik ə] 1. noun
1) (a painting or drawing: This is a picture of my mother.) quadro, ritratto, disegno
2) (a photograph: I took a lot of pictures when I was on holiday.) fotografia, foto
3) (a cinema film: There's a good picture on at the cinema tonight.) film
4) ((with the) a symbol or perfect example (of something): She looked the picture of health/happiness.) immagine
5) ((with a) a beautiful sight: She looked a picture in her new dress.) fare un figurone
6) (a clear description: He gave me a good picture of what was happening.) quadro, descrizione
2. verb
(to imagine: I can picture the scene.) immaginare
- put someone / be in the picture
- put / be in the picture
- the pictures
* * *
I 1. ['pɪktʃə(r)]
nome
1) (painting) quadro m., pittura f.; (drawing) disegno m.; (in book) illustrazione f.; (in child's book) figura f.; (in mind) immagine f.

to paint a picture of sth. — dipingere qcs.

to paint sb.'s picture — fare il ritratto di qcn

2) fig. (description) descrizione f., quadro m.

to paint a picture of sb., sth. — descrivere qcn., qcs.

to give o present a clear, accurate picture of sth. — fare un quadro chiaro, accurato di qcs

3) fot. foto(grafia) f.

to take a picture of — fare una foto a

4) fig. (overview) situazione f.

to get the picture — capire come stanno le cose

to put sb. in the picture — mettere qcn. al corrente

to be in the picture — essere al corrente

5) cinem. (film) film m.

to make a picture — fare un film

6) telev. immagine f.
2.
nome plurale pictures colloq.

the pictures — il cinema

••

to be the picture of health — essere il ritratto della salute

to look o be a picture sembrare dipinto; her face was a picture! — la sua espressione la diceva lunga!

II ['pɪktʃə(r)]
verbo transitivo
1) (form mental image of) immaginare [place, scene]
2) (show in picture form)

to be pictured — essere ritratto

the vase (pictured above) is — il vaso (nell'immagine in alto) è


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