The woman in the picture above is sitting inside a nutshell. Can you guess what the idiom 'in a nutshell' means?
In a nutshell: a brief / short summary of something.
The woman is inside a nutshell — the shell (outer part) of a nut (a small dry fruit that grows on trees or bushes). She's holding a paper and reading something.
Since the shell of a nut is so small any paper you could fit inside it would also have to be very small — so you'd only be able to write a few words or a brief summary of something.
Did you like the comic? I'm not sure that a coconut shell would even be big enough to hold that marketing plan!
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