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picture

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noun
1 noun ART drawing, paintingpictiúr masc1  c m uI drew a picture of my friend tharraing mé pictiúr de mo chara to paint a picture of sb pictiúr duine a phéinteáil, pictiúr a phéinteáil de dhuinepicture frame fráma pictiúirpicture gallery gailearaí pictiúr 2 noun PHOT photographpictiúr masc1  c m ugrianghraf masc1  c m u to take a picture of sth pictiúr a thógáil de rud, pictiúr a ghlacadh de rudtake our picture tóg pictiúr dínn, glac pictiúr dínn
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun CINE, COMP, TV-RAD image on screenpictiúr masc1  c m uthe picture isn't great níl an pictiúr ró-iontachwe have live pictures from the scene tá pictiúr beo againn ón láthairsatellite picture pictiúr satailítepicture quality caighdeán na bpictiúr 4 noun mental imagepictiúr masc1  c m uíomhá fem4  c m uthe picture I have when I think of them an íomhá a bhíonn i m'intinn nuair a smaoiním orthuI have a mental picture of that scene tá pictiúr i mo cheann agam den radharc sin 5 noun description or idea of what sb/sth is likeléargas masc1  c m uthese findings paint a gloomy picture of the town pictiúr gruama den bhaile a fhaighimid ó na torthaí seowe now have a clearer picture of their suffering tá léargas níos fearr anois againn ar a bhfuil fulaingthe acu, tuigimid níos fearr anois ar fhulaing siad we're trying build up a picture of what's happening táimid ag iarraidh léargas a fháil ar an méid atá ag tarlú it gives a picture of the difficulties they face tugann sé léargas ar na deacrachtaí atá le sárú acu 6 noun CINE filmpictiúr masc1  c m uscannán masc1  c m u 7 noun particular situationcúrsaí  c m urudaí  c m uan scéal  c m uan cásthe general picture isn't too bad níl cúrsaí ródhona go ginearálta
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8 verb form a mental image of sb/sth TRANSITIVEsamhlaigh verb  c m upicture yourself winning a race samhlaigh thú féin ag buachan rásaI pictured the town as a pretty place shamhlaigh mé gur áit ghleoite an baileI can't picture what the house will be like ní féidir liom an teach a shamhlú 9 verb show sb/sth in a photo, drawing etc TRANSITIVEthe man pictured is missing tá an fear atá sa phictiúr ar iarraidhthat's my father pictured on his horse sin pictiúr de m'athair ar a chapall 10 verb portray sb/sth in a particular way TRANSITIVEléirigh verb  c m ucuir i láthair  c m uSanta is always pictured in a white beard bíonn féasóg gheal ar Dhaidí na Nollag sna pictiúir uilighe's always pictured as an monster in cartoons mar bhrúid a léirítear i gcónaí é i gcartúinthe conflict was pictured as a war of liberation cuireadh an choimhlint i láthair mar chogadh ar son na saoirse
phrases

to be a picture

(also

to look a picture

) she looked a picture in her dress ba mhór an áilleacht í ina gúna, ba leigheas ar shúile tinne í ina culaithhis expression was a picture dá bhfeicfeá an dreach a bhí air!, dá bhfeicfeá an strainc a bhí air!

the big picture

(also

the bigger picture

, the wider picture

) an pictiúr móran mórphictiúrthink about the big picture and not the local changes féach ar an mórphictiúr seachas ar na hathruithe logánta

to get the picture

informalan scéal a thuiscintyou get the picture tá a fhios agat féin, tuigeann tú cúrsaí, tuigeann tú féin go maith a bhfuil i gceist

in pictures

CINEsna pictiúirsna scannáin

in the picture

informalI'm no longer in the picture níl aon bhaint agamsa le cúrsaí a thuilleadhI'm surprised they aren't in the picture is ait liom nach bhfuil aon chaint orthusan, tá iontas orm nach bhfuil iomrá ar bith orthusan

to keep sb in the picture

informalduine a choinneáil ar an eolas

to be out of the picture

informalthe husband is out of the picture níl a fear céile thart níos mó, tá a fear céile imithe

a picture of sth

(also

the picture of sth

) she was looking the picture of health bhí cuma na sláinte uirthihe was the picture of misery ba é pictiúr na hainnise é

to put sb in the picture

informalduine a chur ar an eolashe put me in the picture as to what was happening chuir seisean ar an eolas mé faoina raibh ag tarlú

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