paint/draw a picture of

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Definition of paint/draw a picture of

: to create an idea or understanding of (something or someone) through words, facts, etc. The author paints a disturbing picture of life in the camp. These statistics draw a clear picture of how the population is aging.

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“Paint/draw a picture of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paint%2Fdraw%20a%20picture%20of. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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