the big picture


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the big picture

also the whole picture
the most important facts about a situation and the effects that it has on other things Melissa's opinions don't take the big picture into account.
Usage notes: often used after look at: When you look at the big picture, a slight increase in unemployment is not significant.
See also: big, picture

the big picture

the most important facts about a situation and the effects of that situation on other things In my political work I try to concentrate on the big picture and not be distracted by details.
See also: big, picture
References in classic literature ?
I saw him myself, standing upon that chair and fixing the big picture above it.
Critique: A critically important counter to the well financed and politically motivated climate change deniers, "There Is Still Time: To Look at the Big Picture .
All stories and narratives are presented and studied to find the Christ Connections and to answer the Big Picture questions, such as Who is God?
1 2 3 4 5 6 The Big Picture If you look closely at this picture, you will see that the artist has been unduly careless, as there are five mistakes.
Budding photographers took part in the Tyne and Wear Metro photo competition called the Big Picture, sending in their favourite scenes from Metro destinations.
The Big Picture "Do you know what the big picture is?
This year's anniversary is a chance to stop and think about the big picture and to celebrate the astonishing contribution made by that book 400 years ago.
THIS is the picture - the Big Picture - that tells you so much about our changing and modern city.
EDWARD O'Grady enjoyed mixed luck on a rare visit north to Downpatrick yesterday, saddling the well-backed The Big Picture to land the opening maiden hurdle before seeing Killenaule Boy denied close home in one of the beginners' chases.
The project, called The Big Picture, has been organised by the Arts Council for England, West Midlands, and has seen people from all over the area send in their photos which together will make up the huge montage.
Focus on the big picture and let things fall into place (as opposed to focusing on the.
On this wall, called The Big Picture, appear more than 2 million objects invisible to the eye, at least half of which are galaxies.
Today I have just one request, that you choose the big picture, which will shield your peace.
Bush's] job, he told me, is to 'stay out of the minutiae, keep the big picture in mind, but also make sure that I know enough about what's going on to get the best information possible.