take a picture (of someone or something)(redirected from taking a picture at)
take a picture (of someone or something)
To take a photograph of 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?
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.
tv. for a highway patrol officer to use radar. (Citizens band radio.) There’s a smokey under the bridge taking pictures.