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How to use the word paint a picture in a Sentence?

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There is public outcry, it's unfortunate. These are kids. And I know that they're going to try to paint a picture of a bad past but these kids are( teenagers). What kind of past can they really have ?

Alex Goins

Found on CNN
8 months ago

Top News

They're trying to paint a picture of progress but there's still a lot of sludge in there.

David Hendler

Found on Reuters
1 year ago

Business

I wouldn't paint a picture that it's all bad, there is light at the end of the tunnel.

John Nelson

Found on Reuters
2 years ago

Business

Its not history unless you tell the whole thing. History has been fragmented selectively to paint a picture that is delusional really.

Doris Cooper Anthony

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

U.S.

I'm trying to paint a picture of the bank at the time and why my actions were normal across the industry and at the respondent (Citi) ... It shows the information-sharing practices that I have been criticised for was a common practice.

Perry Stimpson

Found on Reuters
5 years ago

Company News

Body cameras help to record what happens. It may not be the golden ticket, the golden egg, the end-all-fix-all, but it helps to paint a picture of what happens during a police stop.

Clementa Pinckney

Found on CNN
6 years ago

U.S.

They try to associate his past with this act, to paint a picture about the type of kid he was, he was a good, kindhearted kid who was very happy and just wanted to be accepted and wanted to be loved.

Tony Terrell Robinson Jr.

Found on CNN
6 years ago

Top News

We are trying to paint a picture of Byrd's life. We are trying to find out what was going on with him personally and professionally.

Don Alway

Found on FOX News
6 years ago

U.S.

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