Do I have to paint (you) a picture?(redirected from Do I have to paint a picture)
Do I have to paint (you) a picture?
Do I have to explain it in very simple or basic terms? An annoyed response to someone who does not understand what the speaker is alluding to, especially when the speaker believes it to be obvious. A: "What are you so worried about?" B: "Do I have to paint you a picture? He's going to fire me for what happened in Chicago!" A: "I just don't want to end up paying more taxes because of this law." B: "It has nothing to do with your taxes! Do I have to paint a picture or something for you to get that?"
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Do I have to paint a picture?verb
Do I have to paint (you) a picture?and Do I have to draw (you) a picture?
interrog. Do you understand yet?; How simple do I have to make it for you? This is supposed to be easy. Do I have to paint a picture? Do I have to draw a picture? It’s really simple if you pay attention!
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