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  • 161 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 colleges, and… …

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  • 162 pick at — PHRASAL VERB If you pick at the food that you are eating, you eat only very small amounts of it. [V P n] Sarah picked at a plate of cheese for supper, but she wasn t really hungry. Syn: nibble …

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  • 163 pick up — v. grasp and lift; gather, obtain; hurry up, gain speed; improve; straighten, tidy (Colloquial); approach someone with an offer of romantic involvement (Informal); resume after an intermission; buy, get (e.g.: We are out of milk, on your way home …

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  • 164 pick-me-up — See a pick me up …

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  • 165 pick —    1. to steal    OED notes a use in 1300, which makes it one of the oldest euphemisms in the language, and in regular use since then:     A charge of picking and unlawfully intermitting with his neighbour s goods. (Hector, 1876)    To pick a… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 166 pick-me-up —    a drink of an intoxicant    Literally, a medicine taken as a tonic, whence jokingly used of spirits:     If I had any more of these pick me ups I d be under the table. (Theroux, 1979) …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 167 pick up — Q. What do cow pies and cowgirls have in common? A. The older they get the easier they are to pick up …

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  • 168 pick-me-up — food or a drink one takes when one feels tired or weak I stopped at the restaurant on my way home from work for a quick pick me up …

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  • 169 pick at — repeatedly pull at something with one s fingers. → pick …

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  • 170 pick on — repeatedly single out for unfair criticism or unkind treatment. → pick …

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  • 171 PICK — abbr. PICK COMMUNICATIONS CORP NASDAQ …

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  • 172 pick up — 1. to increase in speed or amount. The wind really picked up this morning. Economic growth is expected to pick up next year. 2. to improve. The team usually plays poorly in the first half, then picks up later in the game …

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  • 173 pick on — why don t you pick on somebody your own size? Syn: bully, victimize, tyrannize, torment, persecute, criticize, harass, hound, taunt, tease; informal get at, have it in for, be down on, needle …

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  • 174 pick-me-up — n Informal. 1. pick up, refreshment, stimulation, enlivenment, invigoration, vivification, revival, Inf. shot in the arm, Inf. boost, Inf. lifesaver; stimulant, stimulus, stimulator, energizer, restorative, restorer, bracer, tonic, roborant,… …

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  • 175 ˈpick on sb — phrasal verb to keep treating someone badly or unfairly, especially by criticizing them Why do you always pick on Jill?[/ex] …

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  • 176 pick — I s (oböj. hon tog sitt pick och pack sina tillhörigheter II s ( en, ar) penis …

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  • 177 pick-up — {{#}}{{LM P30245}}{{〓}} {{[}}pick up{{]}} {{■}}(ing.){{□}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} → {{↑}}tocadiscos{{↓}}. {{<}}2{{>}} {{♂}}En zonas del español meridional,{{♀}} vehículo automóvil más pequeño que un camión que tiene la parte de atrás… …

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  • 178 pick-up — adapteris statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. adapter; pick up vok. Adapter, m; Anpassungseinrichtung, f; Anpassungsglied, n; Zwischenstecker, m rus. адаптер, m; переходное устройство, n; сопрягающее устройство, n pranc. adaptateur,… …

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  • 179 pick-up — daviklis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. pick up; transducer vok. Geber, m rus. датчик, m pranc. capteur, m; transducteur, m; transmetteur, m …

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  • 180 pick-up — daviklis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. pick up; transducer vok. Aufnehmer, m; Geber, m rus. датчик, m pranc. capteur, m; transducteur, m; transmetteur, m …

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