put/keep somebody in the picture

put (someone) in the picture

To keep someone informed, aware, or up to date (about something); to involve someone in something. Just make sure you put the boss in the picture about the status of the project. I want to be put in the picture when the jewels are sold. Don't cut me out of the profit!
See also: picture, put

put/keep somebody in the ˈpicture

(informal) give somebody the information they need in order to understand a particular situation, etc: Before you start work, let me put you in the picture about the way the office is run.
See also: keep, picture, put, somebody
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