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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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take one's pickTo choose; to selectRate it:

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pick one's noseThe act of picking one's nose, insertion of a finger or other object into one's nostril.Rate it:

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take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselvesAlternative form of take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves.Rate it:

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take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselvesIf you take care of little things one at a time, they can add up to big things.1750, Chesterfield, letter 5 Feb. (1932) IV. 1500:Old Mr. Lowndes, the famous Secretary of the Treasury, ?used to say?Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.1912, G. B. Shaw, Pygmalion ii. 132:Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.1979, R. Cassilis, Arrow of God, iv. xvii.:Little things, Master Mally. Look after the pennies, Master Mally, and the pounds will look after themselves.1999, Rate it:

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pick upTo clean up; to return to an organized state.Rate it:

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pick upTo notice, detect or discern, often used with "on".Rate it:

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pick upTo collect a passenger.Rate it:

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pick upTo restart or resume.Rate it:

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pick upTo learn, to grasp; to begin to understand.Rate it:

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pick upTo receive.Rate it:

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pick your battlesonly involve yourself in disputes where you are likely to win.Rate it:

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pick upTo meet and seduce somebody for romantic purposes, especially in a social situation, sometimes used with "on".Rate it:

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pick upTo answer a telephone. See pick up the phone.Rate it:

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pick upTo point out (a person's behaviour, habits or actions),in a critical manner.Rate it:

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pick upTo pay for.Rate it:

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a pick-upA female whom frequents venues where males spend their spare time in billiards, drinking, lounging and where she seeks temporary companionship for ulterior motives.Rate it:

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cherry pickTo position oneself near the opponent's goal to attempt to receive an errant or intentional pass for an easy score, as in basketball or versions of soccer where offsides are not enforced.Rate it:

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cherry pickTo select only the best from a range of options.Rate it:

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cherry-pickTo pick out the best, or most desirable items from a list or group, especially to obtain some advantage or to present something in the best possible light.Rate it:

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have a bone to pickTo have a complaint or grievance with somebody.Rate it:

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nose-pickTo pick boogers from the nose.Rate it:

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pick apartUsed other than as an idiom: see pick, apart.Rate it:

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pick apartTo review or analyse in great detail(idiomatic, transitive) To criticise (especially small details).Rate it:

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pick apartTo criticise (especially small details).Rate it:

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pick apartTo overcome by skilled execution.Rate it:

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pick apartTo criticise (especially small details).Rate it:

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pick cornersTo choose a preference (as in predicting which boxer will win a match).Rate it:

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pick holesTo find weaknesses, errors or imperfections (in)Rate it:

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pick of the litterThe best person or item in a group.Rate it:

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pick onTo bully or make fun of a victim; to bother or harass.Rate it:

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pick outto remove by pickingRate it:

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pick outto selectRate it:

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pick outto distinguishRate it:

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pick outTo ornament or relieve with lines etc. of a different, usually lighter, colour.Rate it:

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pick outto detect using one's senses (sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste)Rate it:

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pick outto send a long pass or cross to.Rate it:

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pick out of a hatTo determine by chance.Rate it:

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pick out of a hatTo substitute a guess for unavailable data.Rate it:

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pick somebody's brainTo seek information from someone knowledgeable; to ask questions of someone.Rate it:

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pick someone's brainTo seek information from someone knowledgeable; to ask questions of someone.Rate it:

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pick upTo lift; to grasp and raise.Rate it:

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pick upTo collect an object, especially in passing.Rate it:

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pick upTo improve, increase, or speed up.Rate it:

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pick upbecome better; improve.Rate it:

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pick up onTo notice, observe, learn, or understand, especially something otherwise overlooked.Rate it:

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pick up onTo continue or build upon (for example, a task, analysis, or narrative), beginning from a point at which someone has previously stopped.Rate it:

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pick up onTo adopt a practice in which others already engage.Rate it:

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pick up speedaccelerateRate it:

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pick up stitchesStitches to the knitting needle that were previously bound off, or that belong to the selvage, during the process of knitting or entrelac.Rate it:

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