Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Portrait"

The meaning of "Portrait" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does A portrait of the queen was commissioned. mean?
A: Someone paid an artist to paint a portrait (painting) of the queen.
Q: What does portrait mean?
A: Portrait means a painting, drawing, or photograph of a person that usually only includes the person's head and shoulders / a detailed description of something or someone / a way of printing a page so that the shorter sides are on the top and bottom and the longer sides are on the left and right.

-The queen posed for her portrait.
-The book presents a portrait of life in a small town.
Q: What does portraits and illustrations mean?
A: yes it does thank you
Q: What does The portrait was rediscovered in 1900, but touchups cast its authenticity in doubt for more than a century. mean?
A: The portrait, or painting, picture, art piece, was found again (after being lost) in the 1900s. People had tried to fix it (touch-up) and so it was hard to tell if it was an original painting or if it came from that artist.

Example sentences using "Portrait"

Q: Please show me example sentences with portrait .
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Q: Please show me example sentences with portraits,portrait and anonymously.
A: He painted my portrait.
I took the picture in portrait mode.
We went to the National Portrait Gallery.
The message was sent anonymously, so we don’t know who it’s from.

Synonyms of "Portrait" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between portrait and photo frame ?
A: The portrait is the actual picture or photograph and the photo frame is the frame around the picture.
Q: What is the difference between Finally an accurate portrait of me. and Finally an accurate portrait of myself. ?
A: number 1 is correct. number 2 is not
Q: What is the difference between a portrait of John and a portrait of John's ?
A: "A portrait of John" = John is in the picture

"A portrait of John's" = John has many portraits, this is one of them.

Translations of "Portrait"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? ‎(By looking at a portrait)I just remembered in the school’s music room. ↑Is my English correct?
A: Seeing this portrait reminded me that it is in the school's music room
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I’m not suitable for a portrait (like I am not photogenic in a shot )
A: "I'm not suitable for a portrait" doesn't sound natural in casual conversation. It sounds too formal.

Maybe, "I don't look good in photos."

"I'm not photogenic" sounds better.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? when I saw a portrait, then I auto-filled an other one's face to the images
A: You mean "face swap"? like in Snapchat?

Other questions about "Portrait"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce portrait.
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Q: Although I like portraits among genres in painting, figures which tend to stare at me straight might in some vague way scare me a little. does this sound natural?
A: While I do like portraits, paintings, etc. that has following eyes, it also kind of (kinda) scares me.
Q: Portrait monitor is pretty comfortable for me. But sometimes uncomfortable. I want to use dual monitor, portrait and horizontal. does this sound natural?
A: Im pretty comfortable with A portrait Monitor, but sometimes I am uncomfortable. I want to use dual monitors one portrait, one horizontal
Q: The portrait is nailed in the wall.

or

The portrait is nailed to the wall.
does this sound natural?
A: I would say "to" because the portait itself is not going to physically be in the wall. The nail is in the wall. So the portrait gets -to- the location of the wall, but doesn't go in the wall. : ) Hope that helped!
Q: I'm reading "A portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"

It has the sentence below.

1/
The wide playgrounds were swarming with boys.

I think the sentence should be

The wide playgrounds were SWARMED with boys.

But I think the author James Joyce must not make a mistake.
If possible please tell me the purpose to write the sentence 1.
A: No problem!! ヽ(*´∀`)ノ

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