From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget the pictureget the pictureinformalUNDERSTAND to understand a situationYou’ve said enough. I get the picture. →picture
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get the picture• Designersget the pictureJohnBell Computer-aided design is a complextechnology with complicated effects.• Oh, I get the picture. You're in love with Muriel, aren't you?• I get the picture. You want me to say you were at my house last night.• You're probably getting the picture by now - Russan is a typicalproduct of the 80s.• She'd only been married to Gerald for eight months before I started getting the picture.• Now, however, it seems even the dimwitted Amphi staff is beginning to get the picture.• So the museum has gone to law to get the pictures back.• Substitute Vince McMahon with Mel Brooks and you start to get the picture.• We don't want any troubletonight. Do you get the picture?