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The meaning of "a picture paints a thousand words"

" A picture paints a thousand words "
Pictures are far more descriptive than words.
I tried to describe that fantastic sunset and then she just showed them a photo. You know it’s true - a picture paints a thousand words.
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A very widely and commonly used proverb/adage.
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