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Translation of "picture" - English-Spanish dictionary

picture

noun   /ˈpɪk·tʃər/
A1 a drawing, painting, or photograph of something or someone cuadro, imagen She has pictures of pop stars all over her bedroom. Did you take many pictures (= photograph many things) while you were in Sydney?
B1 mainly US a movie película It won an Oscar for best picture.
an idea of what something is like imagen After watching the news, I have a clearer picture of what is happening.
an image seen on a television or cinema screen imagen We can’t get a clear picture.
the pictures [plural] UK
the cinema el cine I really fancy going to the pictures tonight.
verb   /ˈpɪk·tʃər/ ( present participle picturing, past tense and past participle pictured)
to imagine something in a particular way imaginar(se) The house was very different from how I pictured it.
(Definition of picture from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

picture

noun /ˈpiktʃə/
a painting or drawing pintura, cuadro, retrato This is a picture of my mother.
a photograph fotografía I took a lot of pictures when I was on holiday.
a cinema film película, filme There’s a good picture on at the cinema tonight.
(with the) a symbol or perfect example (of something) imagen She looked the picture of health/happiness.
(with a) a beautiful sight (estar) guapísimo/precioso She looked a picture in her new dress.
a clear description descripción He gave me a good picture of what was happening.
put (someone) / be in the picture
to give or have all the necessary information (about something) poner a alguien al corriente, informar He put me in the picture about what had happened.
the pictures noun plural
(informal, old-fashioned) the cinema cine We went to the pictures last night, but it wasn’t a very good film.
(Definition of picture from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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