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  • 61 pick-me-up — ☆ pick me up [pik′mē up΄ ] n. Informal an alcoholic drink taken to raise one s spirits …

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  • 62 pick|er|el — «PIHK uhr uhl, PIHK ruhl», noun, plural els or (collectively) el. 1. any one of various smaller kinds of pike, used for food. 2. British. a pike not yet full grown, but of a size large enough to catch. 3. = pike perch. (Cf. ↑pike perch) ╂[Middle… …

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  • 63 pick|i|ly — «PIHK uh lee», adverb. Informal. in a picky manner; choosily …

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  • 64 pick|up — «PIHK UHP», noun, adjective. –n. 1. the act of picking up: »the daily pickup of mail. 2. Informal. the act or fact of getting better; improvement: »a pickup in his health, a pickup in business. 3. the act or fact of going faster; increase in… …

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  • 65 pick — pick1 W1S1 [pık] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(choose something)¦ 2¦(flowers/fruit etc)¦ 3¦(remove something)¦ 4 pick your way through/across/among etc something 5 pick your nose 6 pick your teeth 7 pick somebody s brains 8 pick a quarrel/fight (with… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 66 pick — 1 /pIk/ verb (T) 1 CHOOSE STH to choose someone or something good or suitable from a group or range of people or things: Students have to pick three courses from a list of 15. | Let me pick a few examples at random. | pick your words (=be careful …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 67 pick — pick1 [ pık ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to choose someone or something from a group: Out of all the girls he could have gone out with, he picked me. pick someone/something for something: She was picked for the school play. pick someone to do… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 68 pick — pick1 pickable, adj. /pik/, v.t. 1. to choose or select from among a group: to pick a contestant from the audience. 2. to seek and find occasion for; provoke: to pick a fight. 3. to attempt to find; seek out: to pick flaws in an argument. 4. to… …

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  • 69 pick — [[t]pɪ̱k[/t]] ♦♦ picks, picking, picked 1) VERB If you pick a particular person or thing, you choose that one. [V n] Mr Nowell had picked ten people to interview for six sales jobs in London... [V n] I had deliberately picked a city with a… …

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  • 70 pick — mis·pick; mis·pick·el; pick; pick·able; pick·a·dil; pick·age; pick·a·nin·ny; pick·a·way; pick·el; pick·el·hau·be; pick·er·el; pick·er·ing; pick·er·ing·ite; pick·ery; pick·et·er; pick·fork; pick·le·man; pick·ler; pick·man; pick·nick; pick·purse;… …

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  • 71 pick — I UK [pɪk] / US verb [transitive] Word forms pick : present tense I/you/we/they pick he/she/it picks present participle picking past tense picked past participle picked *** 1) a) to choose someone or something from a group Out of all the girls he …

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  • 72 Pick — The word Pick may refer to:Tools and weapons* Pickaxe, a tool used for manual labour * Lock pick, a tool used for lock picking * Lock picking, the art of unlocking a lock without its intended key * Warded pick, a device for opening warded locks * …

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  • 73 pick — I [[t]pɪk[/t]] v. t. 1) to choose or select, esp. with care 2) to seek and find occasion for; provoke: to pick a fight[/ex] 3) to attempt to find; seek out: to pick flaws in an argument[/ex] 4) to steal the contents of: to pick a pocket[/ex] 5)… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 74 Pick-up — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Pick up. Un pick up (ou pickup), aussi appelé SUT (Sport Utility Truck), est ce que l on nommait autrefois une camionnette, à savoir un véhicule muni d une benne ou d un espace ouvert à l arrière. Voir les… …

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  • 75 pick up — 1) PHRASAL VERB When you pick something up, you lift it up. [V n P] He picked his cap up from the floor and stuck it back on his head... [V P n (not pron)] Ridley picked up a pencil and fiddled with it. 2) PHRASAL VERB When you pick …

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  • 76 pick — I. /pɪk / (say pik) verb (t) 1. to choose or select carefully. 2. to choose (one s way or steps), as over rough ground or through a crowd. 3. to seek and find occasion for: to pick a quarrel. 4. to seek or find (flaws) in a spirit of fault… …

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  • 77 pick — 1. v. & n. v.tr. 1 (also absol.) choose carefully from a number of alternatives (picked the pink one; picked a team; picked the right moment to intervene). 2 detach or pluck (a flower, fruit, etc.) from a stem, tree, etc. 3 a probe (the teeth,… …

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  • 78 pick — pick1 verb 1》 take hold of and remove (a flower or fruit) from where it is growing.     ↘(often pick someone/thing up) take hold of and lift or move.     ↘(pick up) Golf take hold of and lift up one s ball, especially when conceding a hole. 2》… …

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  • 79 pick up — phrasal verb Word forms pick up : present tense I/you/we/they pick up he/she/it picks up present participle picking up past tense picked up past participle picked up 1) [transitive] to lift someone or something up from a surface He picked the… …

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  • 80 pick*/*/*/ — [pɪk] verb [T] I 1) to choose someone or something from a group Each month we pick a novel, and we all read it and discuss it.[/ex] The following season he was picked for the national team.[/ex] 2) to get flowers or fruit by breaking them off… …

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