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    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of "you can picture the villa somewhere" in the following context:

    "This bathroom is Donald Trumpian, the way he likes to live big and live lavishly. You can picture the villa somewhere"

    what does it have to do with the preceding sentence? which "villa"?

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    to "picture something" is to imagine it, or have a mental image of it.

    villa = home.

    The sentence asks you to imagine this home somewhere. Fantasize it.

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    Default Re: "picture"

    Donald Trump is a very rich man known for his love for luxury. "Donald Trumpian" is an adjective meaning in Donald Trump's style.

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    Default Re: "picture"

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    to "picture something" is to imagine it, or have a mental image of it.

    villa = home.

    The sentence asks you to imagine this home somewhere. Fantasize it.

    I cant get the relation bet. "villa" and the bathrrom she's talking about. She says the bathroom is so elegant and can suit Trump. I got that, but what the word "villa" do here??

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    Default Re: "picture"

    If he has a bathroom like this, you can imagine the magnificent villa he has, perhaps in the country or by the sea, for weekend retreats.

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