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
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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.
Woodward will help to quickly position Live Picture as the industry standard in network imaging technology and substantially grow the company's revenues.