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    "A little picture"


    While I was listening to BBC radio station, I heard this phrase "I have a little picture of what is going on." Does that mean that s/he doesn’t know or doesn’t have enough information on current events?

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    Re: "A little picture"

    It means they have a little information and are starting to form a picture of what is going on but, given the small amount of information they have, at the moment it's only a little picture. If they get more information, they will be able to see the big picture.

    Sometimes, when someone is explaining or describing something to you, and they say "Do you understand?" or "Do you see?" you might say "Yes, I get the picture".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "A little picture"

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post

    While I was listening to BBC radio station, I heard this phrase "I have a little picture of what is going on." Does that mean that s/he doesn’t know or doesn’t have enough information on current events?
    It means that s/he has some idea about what is going on, but doesn't have all the information.

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