put someone in the picture

Definition of put someone in the picture

chiefly British

  1. :  to give someone the information that is needed to understand something I'll put you in the picture as soon as a final decision has been made.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to place in a specified position or relationship :  lay

    :  to move in a specified direction

    :  to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something :  thrust

  1. :  a throw made with an overhand pushing motion

    :  the act or an instance of putting the shot

    :  an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d

  1. :  being in place :  fixed, set

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

pictureplay
  1. :  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

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

    :  illustrate

    :  to describe graphically in words


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