take a picture (of someone or something)(redirected from takes a picture at)
take a picture (of someone or something)
To photograph someone or something. Someone has been going around the property taking pictures—should we call the police? Hi there, I work for a marketing agency hired by the nightclub. Do you mind if I take a picture?
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take a picture
Photograph, as in I'd love to take a picture of your garden. This idiom was first used in the 1600s for making a drawing or other portrayal. It was transferred to photography in the mid-1800s.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
tv. for a highway patrol officer to use radar. (Citizens band radio.) There’s a smokey under the bridge taking pictures.
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