every picture tells a story


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every picture tells a story

proverb Simply observing the scene or the look on one's face will allow one to determine what has taken place. Katie didn't have to say anything—every picture tells a story, and the scared look on her face told me she had broken the vase.
See also: every, picture, story, tell
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