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put/keep somebody in the picture

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput/keep somebody in the pictureput/keep somebody in the pictureTELL/ORDER somebody TO DO somethingto give someone all the information they need to understand a situation, especially one that is changing quickly I’m just going now, but Keith will put you in the picture. picture
Examples from the Corpus
put/keep somebody in the picturePerhaps he did not like to argue with Jean-Claude, suspecting that my lover may have been put fully in the picture.He put Maclean in the picture about his letter to Wilson.Call it: putting you in the picture.Then she remembered that she had promised to keep Sybil in the picture but decided that could wait as well.Besides, I wanted to put you in the picture.
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