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    Arrow Photos or Picture?

    Always got mixed up!

    What is Photos?

    What is Picture?

    Photo is Picture but picture not need be Photos correct?

    Any difference between Pictures n Photos?

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    Default Re: Photos or Picture?

    picture

    • noun 1 a painting, drawing, or photograph. 2 an image on a television screen. 3 a cinema film. 4 (the pictures) the cinema. 5 an impression formed from an account or description. 6 informal a state of being fully informed: in the picture.

    • verb 1 represent in a picture. 2 form a mental image of.

    — PHRASES be (or look) a picture 1 be beautiful. 2 look amusingly startled. (as) pretty as a picture very pretty.

    — ORIGIN Latin pictura, from pingere ‘to paint’.
    source: http://www.askoxford.com/concise_oed/picture?view=uk


    photo

    • noun (pl. photos) a photograph.
    source : http://www.askoxford.com/concise_oed/photo?view=uk


    in essence, yes. a photo is a picture but a picture may not necessarily be a photo (ie, it can be a painting like the Mona Lisa, or a Rembrandt piece).
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    Default Re: Photos or Picture?

    Quote Originally Posted by melvin View Post
    Always got mixed up!

    What is Photos?

    What is Picture?

    Photo is Picture but picture not need be Photos correct?

    Any difference between Pictures n Photos?
    have you ever heard about Dictionary.com?
    If you have not, why don't you Google it in the first place?
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    Quote Originally Posted by catchlights View Post
    have you ever heard about Dictionary.com?
    If you have not, why don't you Google it in the first place?
    alamak just try to stimulate conversation........anyway do you have a favourite thesaurus?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady Ice View Post
    alamak just try to stimulate conversation........anyway do you have a favourite thesaurus?
    thesaurus.reference.com lor...

    I also use wordweb,

    btw, I do use both words interchangeably at times.
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    At the end of the day..... does it make such a big difference to our lives ??

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    At the end of the day, it does not matter.

    Photo, pictures, image or what not.

    if it's good, we praise it. If it's bad, I slam it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by catchlights View Post
    thesaurus.reference.com lor...

    I also use wordweb,

    btw, I do use both words interchangeably at times.
    So when to use a pict for a photo n a photo as pict?

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    Default Re: Photos or Picture?

    Quote Originally Posted by Deadpoet View Post
    At the end of the day, it does not matter.

    Photo, pictures, image or what not.

    if it's good, we praise it. If it's bad, I slam it!
    Always enjoy ur slaming!

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