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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.
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take a picture
(...) to prove a photographer's point. I hate when they take a picture of someone pickin' their nose...
(...) the calm repose of the male politicians. I saw some men take a picture of one gentleman whom...
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