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  • 141 pick at — {v.} 1. To reach or grasp for repeatedly. * /The baby kept picking at the coverlet./ 2. To eat without appetite; choose a small piece every little while to eat. * /He picked at his food./ 3. To annoy or bother continually; find fault with. *… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 142 pick on — {v.} 1. {informal} To make a habit of annoying or bothering (someone); do or say bad things to (someone). * /Other boys picked on him until he decided to fight them./ Syn.: PICK AT(3). 2. To single out; choose; select. * /He visited a lot of… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 143 pick at — {v.} 1. To reach or grasp for repeatedly. * /The baby kept picking at the coverlet./ 2. To eat without appetite; choose a small piece every little while to eat. * /He picked at his food./ 3. To annoy or bother continually; find fault with. *… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 144 pick on — {v.} 1. {informal} To make a habit of annoying or bothering (someone); do or say bad things to (someone). * /Other boys picked on him until he decided to fight them./ Syn.: PICK AT(3). 2. To single out; choose; select. * /He visited a lot of… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 145 pick-me-up — noun Date: 1867 something that stimulates or restores ; tonic, bracer < my usual morning pick me up > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 146 pick-me-up — /pik mee up /, n. Informal. 1. an alcoholic drink taken to restore one s energy or good spirits. 2. any restorative, as a snack or coffee. Also called pickup. [1865 70; n. use v. of phrase pick me up] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 147 pick up on — verb a) To notice, observe, learn, or understand, especially something otherwise overlooked. Remember, I know more about it than only what you picked up on that morning. b) To continue or …

    Wiktionary

  • 148 pick-up — (Voz inglesa.) ► sustantivo masculino AUDIOVISUALES, MÚSICA Tocadiscos portátil popularizado durante los años cincuenta y sesenta. * * * pick up (ingl.; pronunc. gralm. [picáp] o, pop., [picú]) 1 m. Dispositivo que se acopla a un aparato de… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 149 Pick — Pịck1 〈m. 1〉 Stich, Stoß, Zuhacken [zu picken in der Bedeutung „stechen, hauen“] Pịck2 〈m. 1; unz. österr.; umg.〉 Klebstoff ● etwas mit einem Pick wieder ankleben * * * Pịck: ↑ 1Pik (2). * * * Pịck,   Lupu …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 150 pick on — phr verb Pick on is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑bully …

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  • 151 pick up on — phr verb Pick up on is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑media …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 152 pick up — Synonyms and related words: accumulate, acquire, advance, amass, ameliorate, amend, animate, annex, apprehend, arrest, assemble, book, boost, brace, brace up, brighten, bring, bring back, bring together, brisk, brisken, buck up, buoy up, bust,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 153 Pick — ● np. ►SYSEX système d exploitation fondé sur l utilisation d une base de données. Désormais plutôt obsolète, mais toujours utilisé. La société Pick a décidé de se réorienter exclusivement vers les BD …

    Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

  • 154 pick — I Australian Slang begin a fight with (someone): Do you know who you re picking? II Mawdesley Glossary 1. to give a person a sharp thrust or push. 2. to find fault with a person persistently. III Cleveland Dialect List pitch: as black as pick …

    English dialects glossary

  • 155 pick up — s m Camioneta cuya parte trasera es una plataforma abierta para llevar carga: Se fueron al rancho en la pick utp . (Se pronuncia picóp.) …

    Español en México

  • 156 pick up — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To acquire incidentally] Syn. happen upon, find, secure; see obtain 1 . 2. [To take up in the hand or arms] Syn. lift, uplift, cuddle; see raise 1 . 3. [To receive] Syn. get, take, acquire; see receive 1 . 4. [*To increase]… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 157 pick on — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To scold or find fault with constantly: carp at, fuss at, nag, peck at. Informal: henpeck. See PRAISE. II verb See pick …

    English dictionary for students

  • 158 pick up — To pick up a carrier is when the 2 modems recognize each other s signals over a phone line. After this point the two computers can communicate …

    Dictionary of telecommunications

  • 159 pick up — v To try to get a stranger of the opposite sex to go home with you. Hey, let s go to the football game tonight and pick up a couple of girls. 1920s …

    Historical dictionary of American slang

  • 160 pick\ at — v 1. To reach or grasp for repeatedly. The baby kept picking at the coverlet. 2. To eat without appetite; choose a small piece every little while to eat. He picked at his food. 3. To annoy or bother continually; find fault with. They showed their …

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