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Definition of "pick out" []

  • To remove by picking (verb)
  • To select (verb)
  • To distinguish (verb)
  • To detect using one's senses (sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste) (verb)
  • To send a long pass or cross to. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pick out" in a sentence
  • "It would be presumptous of me to pick out a single thing that history will identify as a result of this mission."
  • "I was getting ready for work, she would pick out a "neckin" (a necklace) for me to wear to work."
  • "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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