pick

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  • They also pick up food for each other as an action of care.
  • If they had wanted four, one of them would have been picked out.
  • The league said no, and so two players were picked for the award.
  • The show was not picked up as a regular series for the following season.
  • He then picked up the guitar and played the song back to the man.
  • A full order was picked up part way through the season.
  • Any pair that was too difficult to be picked was placed on his upper arms.
  • They set it down and attempted once more to pick it up.
  • The series was picked up for a ten-episode second season.
  • He was the only first round pick that year not to sign.
  • It was written in less than three weeks and was picked up for publication.
  • Williams played like a first round pick in the last three games of the season.
  • Those five were told they had been picked while they were having a cup of tea.
  • It became one of the first two shows picked up.
  • He passed up the first three and picked the fourth.
  • Price for a system grow rapidly if many horses is picked in a race.
  • I picked out a couple of songs that I thought he would understand and he did.
  • It also failed to pick up a major audience and was dropped.
  • Some fruit is still picked by hand for use in the fresh fruit market.
  • Martin was able to pick out each note, and perfect his playing.
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Meaning of pick

  • noun A small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
  • noun A thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material
    he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks
  • noun A heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends
    they used picks and sledges to break the rocks
  • noun A basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body
    he was called for setting an illegal pick
  • verb Select carefully from a group
    She finally picked her successor, He picked his way carefully
  • verb Look for and gather
    pick mushrooms, pick flowers
  • verb Provoke
    pick a fight or a quarrel
  • verb Remove in small bits
    pick meat from a bone
  • verb Pilfer or rob
    pick pockets
  • verb Attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example
    Pick open the ice