get the picture

idiom

informal
: to understand a situation
You've said enough. I get the picture.

Examples of get the picture in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other chains will get the picture through Variance Films, an independent distributor. Jessica Nix, Fortune, 16 Oct. 2023 Our hope is that Mark will get the picture, figure out where to go next, and avoid an embarrassing scene of being escorted out by the county sheriff. Carolyn Rosenblatt, Forbes, 25 Feb. 2021 Visualize a cell network in which myriads of people call or message each other to get the picture. Stav Dimitropoulos, Popular Mechanics, 28 Feb. 2023 Readers get the picture? John Tamny, Forbes, 13 Apr. 2022 To try to get the picture. Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 23 Dec. 2021 This 1080p webcam might need some fine-tuning to get the picture just right using Razer's Synapse software, but the image quality is crystal clear. Julian Chokkattu, Wired, 29 Nov. 2021 Golden State fans get the picture, as well. Bruce Jenkins, San Francisco Chronicle, 24 July 2021

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“Get the picture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20the%20picture. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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