enter the picture
Definition of enter the picture
: to be considered as part of a situation Marriage never entered the picture until now.
Word by Word Definitions
: to go or come in
: to come or gain admission into a group : join
: to make a beginning
: a design or representation made by various means (such as painting, drawing, or photography)
: a description so vivid or graphic as to suggest a mental image or give an accurate idea of something
: a mental image
: to paint or draw a representation, image, or visual conception of : depict
: to describe graphically in words
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