capture collocations and examples

 UK /ˈkæptʃə(r)/

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clearly express what someone or something is like

Adverbs frequently used with capture
accurately: accurately, faithfully, preciselyThe Prince and the Pauper is an adventure story that captures amazingly accurately how kids would act if the story actually happened.well: neatly, nicely, succinctly, well“Parting is such sweet sorrow” neatly captures my feelings on leaving this job.very well: beautifully, brilliantly, expertly, perfectly, vividlyThe graphics in ‘The Third Age’ are very well done and perfectly capture the look and feel of Middle Earth.successfully: effectively, really informal, successfully, trulySee how he successfully captures the mood of the City in one small picture.
Nouns frequently used as the object of capture
mood/feeling: atmosphere, essence, feel, feeling, flavour, mood, nuanceThe photographs really captured the mood of the day.particular quality: beauty, energy, excitement, magicMany great directors have tried to capture the magic of Broadway on a movie screen.
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