get the picture meaning

  "get the picture" in a sentence
  • Verb: get the picture
    1. Get the meaning of something
      - grok [N. Amer], comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend

    Derived forms: gets the picture, getting the picture, got the picture

    Type of: understand

    Encyclopedia: Get the picture

  • [American idiom]
    to understand the whole situation. (Informal or slang.)
    Okay, Bob. That's the whole explanation. You get the picture?
    Yes, I got the picture.

  • [American slang]
    interrog. “Do you understand?”; “Are you able to figure out what is meant?”
    • Things are tough around here, and we need everyone's cooperation. Get the picture?
    • We don't need lazy people around here. Get the message?


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  1. i get the picture -- you two want to be left alone together.
  2. it took him two seconds to get the picture.
  3. dante : okay lady, i get the picture now
  4. he can't divide .-look, she gets the picture
  5. -he can't divide .-look, she gets the picture

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