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picture oneself

picture oneself

Date: Dec 12 2013

Themes: Celebrity

引語

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“Every time I read anything, whether it be a book, a magazine article or whatever, I picture myself as the kid people are talking about. It’s really weird. I don’t know why I do that.”

Actor Josh Hutcherson talking about how he experiences other people’s stories

定義

1. 定義 - Study the definition.

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see or imagine oneself in a particular way

2. 用法 - Learn how the slang is used.

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Everybody dreams about their lives being different somehow. Sometimes they dream because they’re unhappy, and sometimes just because it’s fun. A person might wish that they had a new job, so they might dream about how that might feel. Or they might imagine what living in Paris would be like because they want to live somewhere new and exciting. There are all kinds of dreams, because dreams look different for everyone.

When dreaming, we make a picture in our minds of ourselves in that new situation. If someone wants a new job, she might picture herself at a large desk with a window looking over the city. If a person wants to move to that apartment in Paris, he will probably picture himself in his new home, with new furniture, neighbors and friends. Sometimes these pictures are very detailed, especially if the person has been having the same dream for many years.

Actor Josh Hutcherson has an interesting habit. When he’s reading a story about a guy in a book or magazine, he pictures himself as that guy. He is so interested in the experience the guy in the story is having that he imagines himself having the same experience. That’s probably why Josh is such a good actor. If he can’t picture himself in the role, he won’t be very convincing!

Do you like to picture yourself in different places with different people? Share your dreams!

範例

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“Before taking a test, it’s helpful to picture oneself getting 100% correct!”

“It’s smart to picture oneself doing well in a job interview before going in.”

“If you picture yourself winning the race, you’ll win it!”

猜對了

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

Bojana imagine himself as that person
作者 Bojana
Imagine myself
作者 Sir_pouria_H
Manu4 Imagine yourself in the situation someone else is living
作者 Manu4

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Genie_

Genie_

Spain

When i was little i used to picture myself of other people much more. To see there past and what future they would like to build. Sometimes even i classroom in school when it was very boring lessons :)

09:38 AM Aug 01 2014 |

nogas

Egypt

i am abig dreamer. i see that every person must have alots of dreams and imagine because that make him more hopfull and think positive.subconsicous mind when picture and imagine it makes adream to be afact.i picture my self that i go with my love at amazing places and travel to different countries .i picture that become akind and loving mom for many beautiful and healthy childeren .i picture that i will be the famouest person at my career.plz value my topic because iam new beginer at learning english.share with ur oponion plz

02:55 AM Jan 18 2014 |

Zahra Alsalman

Saudi Arabia

Actually I am good at this . Picturing yourself makes you travel any place you want in your imagination.

09:29 PM Dec 15 2013 |

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Ria1990

Ria1990

Germany

Recently, I am trying to picture myself as a smart careerwoman, who will respect from everyone in the company.
I hope this dream will come true some day:)

10:16 AM Dec 13 2013 |

gomezjo

gomezjo

Colombia

The last before an football match, I dream what I will do on the field. i don’t like to picture myself in this situation because the anxiety wakes me up…


10:24 PM Dec 12 2013 |

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nazkhan911

nazkhan911

Saudi Arabia

I imagine myself wandering freely around the world visiting parks, zoo, restaurants, college and other recreational places.


Imagination is a great blessing and a world within us. 

09:59 PM Dec 12 2013 |

marwa89

marwa89

Syrian Arab Republic

imagine yourself the person you want to be

09:23 PM Dec 12 2013 |

shakeeb1411

Yemen

Hi

09:18 PM Dec 12 2013 |

AlexKR

AlexKR

Poland

maybe that’s good idea – picturing yourself …. have to start practicining :)

07:24 PM Dec 12 2013 |

inflamara

inflamara

Poland

I love that! I’m very big dreamer. :)

07:05 PM Dec 12 2013 |

abaan

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

as a child I used to do it more frequently than I do now…

03:02 PM Dec 12 2013 |

shmily87

China

When i was a student i was such a dreamy girl. I was always picturing myself as a supergirl with super power, and then i will help all my friends out of all kinds of troubles. You know, even that would never be ture, but i really enjoying the feelings at that time.

02:43 PM Dec 12 2013 |

lorier89

lorier89

Poland

When I was a student I allways tried to picture myself in big company dressed in smart clothes and full of energy to new chellange :) Now I can say that my dream came true. 
I think when we picture myself we are training our imagination :) and it is really important for creating our futures and develop our brain :) 

12:02 PM Dec 12 2013 |

ahmet55

ahmet55

Austria


I’m trying to picture myself as a professor of Mac Gill University in chemical engineering faculty. However it’s somehow so hard to imagine bcz i’m so stubborn boy I never give up. 

11:37 AM Dec 12 2013 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

I have read about an actor that had  to charactized the part of a villain in a play, he was so into the role  that  some people that recognized him in the street were looking at him with contempt.  i have had a wild imagination that set me in different scenarious and roles,  although few of them have materialized, i am quite happy as it is. 

11:31 AM Dec 12 2013 |

ayhaan

ayhaan

Turkey

when i was kid i picture myself as famus fottball playere  for example zidan and it was good to me .i trust its good way to grow  in social 


10:05 AM Dec 12 2013 |

narges

narges

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

oh! that is a must-do activity for me every day! i often picture myself in a way that i want to be or have. so i guess i`ve reached some of my dreams by passing the years and i hope i`ll gain the others by passing the years :)

09:19 AM Dec 12 2013 |

S&W

S&W

China

Well i always picture myself as a explorer with some professional people to explore Tibet where is full of misteries.

09:07 AM Dec 12 2013 |

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China

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07:52 AM Dec 12 2013 |

Eric_

Eric_

China

When I see my friends’ photos on vacations. I often pictures myself there…..kind of funny.. :)

06:36 AM Dec 12 2013 |

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