enter the picture/scene
Definition of enter the picture/scene
1 : to become involved in something The company went through many drastic changes after its new owner entered the scene.
2 : to become something that must be considered or dealt with Once politics enters the picture, chances for a quick settlement are greatly reduced.
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
: one of the subdivisions of a play: such as
: a division of an act presenting continuous action in one place
: a single situation or unit of dialogue in a play
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