a picture is worth a thousand words

idiom

used to say that it is often easier to show something in a picture than to describe it with words

Examples of a picture is worth a thousand words in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many is a video worth? Dylan Hernández, Los Angeles Times, 12 Mar. 2024 If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a digitally altered picture of an absent British princess is apparently worth a million. Mark Landler, New York Times, 11 Mar. 2024 And if a picture is worth a thousand words, that one tells a very clear story of what a difference such a foundation can make for young creatives. Brooke Mazurek, Variety, 2 Dec. 2023 If a picture is worth a thousand words, the mug shot of a former president is apparently worth over $7 million. Faith E. Pinho, Los Angeles Times, 28 Aug. 2023 If a picture is worth a thousand words, there might be a couple of volumes of work in these images. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 8 Aug. 2023 If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Dave Friedman’s book Through My Eyes is good for 658,000 of them. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 28 June 2023

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“A picture is worth a thousand words.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20picture%20is%20worth%20a%20thousand%20words. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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