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a/one side of the picture

A single perspective or point of view about a given situation, incident, or account. I know she said I cheated her out of the money, but that's just one side of the picture—I actually had a very good reason for what I did! His new play presents a side of the picture not often dealt with when talking about the rebellion.
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a/one side of the ˈstory/ˈpicture

only one way of looking at a situation: There are two sides to this story, and you’ve only heard Jim’s.This programme on the dispute only shows one side of the picture.
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In a press conference, the relatives of arrested suspects alleged that only one side of the picture has been reported while setting aside the other side 'deliberately' to make possible delay in submission of charge sheet of the case in the court.
He also criticized media for showing only one side of the picture, saying it should also show the people who are enjoying breakfast with traditional 'Halwa Puri' which indicates normality in Lahore.
That is one side of the picture, but there are one or two points to be borne in mind which give you a glimpse of the other side.
Unfortunately, the pro-Zionist forces control the international media due to which the world only gets to see one side of the picture.
Most of their talk shows have given one side of the picture without consulting the DHA.
From shaping people's opinions to setting an agenda for the public, media is the biggest influencer today which twists facts and presents only one side of the picture.
The existing rights groups are either with the opposition or with the government and seem to see only one side of the picture," a member of the group who was instrumental in its creation said.
The government should take strict measures against those channels which are portraying only one side of the picture and diverting public opinion in the world against the government of Bahrain.
The report which was based on the observations of AGP presented only one side of the picture, he claimed.
Says Dr Singh, " It's easy to become bitter after past bad experiences but that's looking at one side of the picture only.
His woodland image, Where Winter Meets Spring, shows the change of the seasons, with bare branches on one side of the picture and new leaves on the other.
Charles and Camilla are entwined on one side of the picture, while the Queen holds up a cloak for the nude Diana on the other side.
That's only one side of the picture," says Pierre Brien, a media spokesperson for Tembec.
In another picture, taken "Near Dallas," an interminable freight train is on a bridge crossing the highway, extending from one side of the picture frame to the other.