- v. to remove by picking
- v. to select
- v. idiomatic to distinguish
- v. idiomatic to detect using one's senses (sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste)
- v. idiomatic, soccer to send a long pass or cross to.
- v. detect with the senses
- v. pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
“Lindsay's mother was thinking of getting married again in spite of that jerk Matt, Sarah was trying to talk Ted into proposing, and Bennett was letting Alicia pick out his ties.”
“ The tawny-haired man's position on the podium gave him a chance to sweep the crowd with his eyes and pick out faces.”
The Brothers' War
“Nor is that all; to-day, to-night, the constables and commissioners of the President can by law step into any part of These States and pick out whom they please, deciding which man or woman they will allow to be free, and which shall be a slave, no jury to intervene, but the commissioner's mandate to be enforced by the federal troops and cannon, and has been actually so enforced.”
“It would be presumptous of me to pick out a single thing that history will identify as a result of this mission.”
“I can pick out all of the clothes in the world, but if Harrys not watching the store, the business will go down the tubes which, by the way, it almost has at least three times since we opened our first Belle Gray.”
“You know the overall category you fit into and were probably able to pick out a subtype or two for yourself.”
“I was getting ready for work, she would pick out a "neckin" (a necklace) for me to wear to work.”
“I comfort myself with the thought that it is the rare city-dweller indeed who can pick out a squirrel bark from the cacophony of the canopy Lord knows how a raccoon will react; still, Lisa must have no idea the traps are there.”
“Envious, resentful, and disloyal, Zamzu had agreed to meet with her at the Northridge Mall, and he knew beforehand it wasnt to pick out a Hallmark card for Rephaim.”
“When the music ended, the presenter began chatting in Irish, from which she could only pick out a few words—go hailainn, wonderful; an fhidil, the fiddle.”
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