picture as

picture someone as someone or something

to imagine someone as someone or a type of person; to form a mental picture of someone as someone or a type of person. Just picture me as Santa Claus! I can't picture you as a doctor.
See also: picture
References in classic literature ?
Philip passed his hand over the picture as if he wanted to feel the houses and the loose habiliments of the nomads.
It's fluid and, in the end, it's of necessity more involved with the picture as an object than it is with the subject.
Visitors to the site have the option to quickly and easily search the Quilt for pictures by category or keyword, zoom in on a single picture until it fills the entire screen or pan out to view the picture as part of the entire PhotoQuilt.
Woodward will help to quickly position Live Picture as the industry standard in network imaging technology and substantially grow the company's revenues.