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

enter play
  1. : to go or come in

  2. : to come or gain admission into a group : join

  3. : to make a beginning

  1. : intestine

picture play
  1. : a design or representation made by various means (such as painting, drawing, or photography)

  2. : a description so vivid or graphic as to suggest a mental image or give an accurate idea of something

  3. : a mental image

  1. : to paint or draw a representation, image, or visual conception of : depict

  2. : to describe graphically in words

  3. : to form a mental image of : imagine

scene play
  1. : one of the subdivisions of a play: such as

  2. : a division of an act presenting continuous action in one place

  3. : a single situation or unit of dialogue in a play


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