picture (someone or something) in(side) (of) (something)

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picture (someone or something) in(side) (of) (something)

To create an image in one's mind of someone or something being inside of something else, such as clothes, an enclosed space, a location, etc. Picture these sofas inside our living room—wouldn't they just be perfect? The old advice for public speaking is to picture the audience in their underwear, but I don't think that really helps. Picturing myself inside of an office building for eight hours a day makes my stomach turn.
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picture someone in something

 
1. to form a mental picture of someone wearing something. I can just picture Tony in that baseball uniform. Can you picture yourself in a dress like this?
2. to form a mental picture of someone inside something or some place. I can just picture you in that car! Can you picture yourself in jail?
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References in classic literature ?
They all had the letter 'D' engraved upon their gold lockets, you remember, with your picture inside, and 'D' stands for Daniel as well as for Dorothy."
A green- covered book appeared, with the same picture inside, and a few words written by their mother, which made their one present very precious in their eyes.
Look at the bigger picture inside and outside your workplace, such as by keeping up with market trends and by observing how your organization's departments run, leadership consultant Valerie Grubb says.
RELATIVE IN DOCK FOR CONTEMPT A relative who had been viewing proceedings from the public gallery later found herself in the dock after filming and taking a picture inside the courtroom.
There was a picture inside of the person who she had seen before.
The first picture inside Todd Blubaugh's gorgeous photographic memoir, Too Far Gone, is a point-of-view shot over the handlebars of his motorcycle -- the desert landscape tilting with perspective, the road blurred by speed.
It's understood they arrived at the base at around 8am before tak-taking a picture inside the grounds.
Take the young lioness who crept up on South African Lina Jek, 42, as she posed for once-in-a-lifetime picture inside a wildlife park.
Open the laminating sheet and arrange your picture inside.
Thanks to embassy funding, the museum will be able to provide economically disadvantaged children with transportation, free admission to the entire museum, a hygiene kit, a snack and a commemorative "passport" with their picture inside. The museum has eight galleries on such topics as Mayan history, the environment, space exploration and the human body.
The cover of the book depicts Cecily Parsley, a rabbit, pushing a wheelbarrow, while a picture inside shows her making cowslip wine.
Obtaining a clearer picture inside the containment vessels of the three crippled reactors is critically important, as the vessels are the last line of defense containing their melted nuclear fuel.
Police discovered his picture inside the car, and were on their way to speak to his family.
Carefully make a picture inside your design with the colored rice, then gently untape the contact paper.