bring someone into the picture—cause smb. to be involved in or concerned with a situation:
- “You may need me as a witness….”“No Steve. Unless it becomes absolutely necessary to bring you into the picture, I think I’d rather not.”
put someone in the picture—tell smb. about a situation; give a person all the relevant information:
- It might be a good idea if you and I had a preliminary talk about it first, so that I can put you in the picture.