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.
See also: picture

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?
See also: picture
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DR Ronald Harrison (left) and other workers pictured inside the tomb of King Tutankhamen at Luxor in Egypt.
Anthony Martial and Juan Mata were also pictured inside the training ground.
Other than their black and white outdoor photo, the royal couple was also pictured inside the Green Drawing Room at the Buckingham Palace.
An orphaned three-month-old pygmy elephant pictured inside a temporary holding cage in Sabah in 2013.
BRIT Laura Plummer is pictured inside an Egyptian jail for the first time since being locked up for smuggling illegal painkillers into the country.
After receiving his prize, he was photographed sat on top on the car with his two brothers Omar (5) and Ahmad (3), all of whom were too small to be pictured inside the actual car.
Sissoko was pictured by the docks on a bicycle alongside former Newcastle United team-mate Hatem Ben Arfa, while the full squad is also pictured inside the lobby of the plush hotel they are staying in.
The man is pictured inside the Midas Lounge bar, in Church Street, shortly before midnight on August 14.
Meriam Yehya Ibrahim pictured inside Omdurman's Women's Prison with her two children, Martin (L) and newborn baby daughter, Maya
| APPEAL BLOW: Yash Pal Kansal and his mother Kaldeep Kansal pictured inside the extension
Her mother Slavica and pregnant sister Petra pictured inside Annabel's, looked remarkably sober.
Pictured inside the aircraft with their tent, which was probably unnecessary given the location, are Andrew Lambert and David Tyerman, right, with Victoria Lambert, left, and Dawn Chapman.
The 176-page hardcover is jacketed in an attractive, canvas-textured paper and the works pictured inside are truly inspiring.
Huw Jenkins, commercial manager of the Centre For Research in the Built Environment, pictured inside the Welsh School Of Architecture's Skydome.