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Slang definitions & phrases for get the picture

get the picture

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  1. To understand; capeesh, dig •Often a question: After I told him about six times he got the picture/ Well, you won't ever be promoted here. Get the picture?
  2. To mentally grasp something injurious or repellent to oneself; get wise: After she caught him with that whore she got the picture (1922+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with get the picture

get the picture

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