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pick outto remove by pickingRate it:

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

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pick upTo clean up; to return to an organized state.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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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 up where you left offto start up again in the very place that one has stopped.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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Appendix:Snowclones/X, Y, and Z—pick any twoIntroduces three desirable qualities or resources that a person, company or project can not have simultaneously; they will lack one of the three options.Rate it:

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captain's pickA decision made by a leader without consulting others.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 one's nose.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 atTo touch, grab, handle, or pull tentatively or gingerly, using a utensil or one's fingers.Rate it:

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pick atTo pick on or repeatedly criticize.Rate it:

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pick away atTo continually or inexorably harm someone; to continue to do harm; to needle over time; to weaken someone over time.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 gooseberrySynonym of play gooseberryRate 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 offTo remove by picking.Rate it:

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pick offTo shoot one by one.Rate it:

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pick offTo dispose of tasks, obstacles, opponents etc. one by one.Rate it:

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pick offTo throw out a runner by tagging them whilst they are not in contact with any of the three bases or home plate.Rate it:

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pick offTo intercept, such as a ball in flight.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 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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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 overTo choose all of the desirable items from; to look for the most desirable items among.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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