Translation of "picture" - English-Spanish dictionary

picture

noun uk /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 uk /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.

(Translation 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.

(Translation of “picture” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)