a (or the) picture of ——

a (or the) picture of ——
the embodiment of a specified state or emotion: she looked a picture of health.

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  • (the) picture of — the picture of (something) a very good representation of a condition or an attitude. Except for a little arthritis, my mother is the picture of health. He seemed the picture of confidence …   New idioms dictionary

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