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pick 1

 (pĭk)
v. picked, pick·ing, picks
v.tr.
1. To select from a group: The best swimmer was picked.
2.
a. To gather in; harvest: They were picking cotton.
b. To gather the harvest from: picked the field in one day.
3.
a. To remove the outer covering of; pluck: pick a chicken clean of feathers.
b. To tear off bit by bit: pick meat from the bones.
4. To remove extraneous matter from (the teeth, for example).
5. To poke and pull at (something) with the fingers.
6. To break up, separate, or detach by means of a sharp pointed instrument.
7. To pierce or make (a hole) with a sharp pointed instrument.
8. To take up (food) with the beak; peck: The parrot picked its seed.
9. To steal the contents of: My pocket was picked.
10. To open (a lock) without the use of a key.
11. To provoke: pick a fight.
12. Music
a. To pluck (an instrument's strings).
b. To play (an instrument) by plucking its strings.
c. To play (a tune) in this manner: picked a melody out on the guitar.
v.intr.
1. To decide with care or forethought.
2. To work with a pick.
3. To find fault or make petty criticisms; carp: He's always picking about something.
4. To be harvested or gathered: The ripe apples picked easily.
n.
1. The act of picking, especially with a sharp pointed instrument.
2. The act of selecting or choosing; choice: got first pick of the desserts.
3. Something selected as the most desirable; the best or choicest part: the pick of the crop.
4. The amount or quantity of a crop that is picked by hand.
5. Sports An interception of a pass.
6. Basketball A screen.
Phrasal Verbs:
pick apart
To refute or find flaws in by close examination: The lawyer picked the testimony apart.
pick at
1. To pluck or pull at, especially with the fingers.
2. To eat sparingly or without appetite: The child just picked at the food.
3. Informal To nag: Don't pick at me.
pick off
1. To shoot after singling out: The hunter picked the ducks off one by one.
2. Baseball To put out (a base runner standing off base) by making a quick throw to a fielder. Used especially of a pitcher or catcher.
3. Sports To intercept (a pass), as in football.
pick on
To tease or bully.
pick out
1. To choose or select: picked out a nice watch.
2. To discern from the surroundings; distinguish: picked out their cousins from the crowd.
pick over
To sort out or examine item by item: picked over the grapes before buying them.
pick up
1. To take up (something) with a hand or other body part or with an instrument: Could you pick up that book? The dog picked up the bone in its mouth.
2. To collect or gather: picked up some pebbles.
3. To tidy up; clean: picked up the bedroom.
4. To take on (passengers or freight, for example): The bus picks up commuters at five stops.
5. Informal
a. To acquire casually or by accident: picked up a new coat on sale.
b. To acquire (knowledge) by learning or experience: picked up French quickly.
c. To claim: picked up her car at the repair shop.
d. To buy: picked up some milk at the store.
e. To accept (a bill or charge) in order to pay it: Let me pick up the tab.
f. To come down with (a disease): picked up a virus at school.
g. To gain: picked up five yards on that play.
6. Informal To take into custody: The agents picked up six smugglers.
7. Slang To make casual acquaintance with, usually in anticipation of sexual relations.
8.
a. To come upon and follow: The dog picked up the scent.
b. To come upon and observe: picked up two submarines on sonar.
c. To receive, detect, or register: Did the microphone pick up that sound?
9. To continue after a break: Let's pick up the discussion after lunch.
10. Informal To improve in condition or activity: Sales picked up last fall.
11. Informal
a. To prepare a sudden departure: She just picked up and left.
b. In golf, to grab one's ball from the ground while it is in play, indicating that one has given up.
Idioms:
pick and choose
To select with great care.
pick holes in
To seek and discover flaws or a flaw in: picked holes in the argument.
pick nits
To find fault in a petty way; nitpick.
pick (one's) way
To find passage and make careful progress through it: picked her way down the slope.
pick (someone) to pieces
To criticize sharply.
pick up on Informal
1. To take into the mind and understand, typically with speed: is quick to pick up on new computer skills.
2. To notice: picked up on my roommate's bad mood and left him alone.

[Middle English piken, to prick, from Old English *pīcian, to prick, and from Old French piquer, to pierce (from Vulgar Latin *piccāre; see pique).]

pick′er n.

pick 2

 (pĭk)
n.
1. A tool for breaking hard surfaces, consisting of a curved bar sharpened at both ends and fitted to a long handle.
2.
a. Something, such as an ice pick, toothpick, or picklock, used for picking.
b. A long-toothed comb, usually designed for use on curly hair.
c. A pointed projection on the front of the blade of a figure skate.
3. Music A plectrum.

[Middle English pik, variant of pike, sharp point; see pike5.]

pick 3

 (pĭk)
n.
1. A weft thread in weaving.
2. A passage or throw of the shuttle in a loom.
tr.v. picked, pick·ing, picks
To throw (a shuttle) across a loom.

[Dialectal, from pick, to pitch, thrust, variant of pitch.]

pick

(pɪk)
vb
1. to choose (something) deliberately or carefully, from or as if from a group or number; select
2. to pluck or gather (fruit, berries, or crops) from (a tree, bush, field, etc): to pick hops; to pick a whole bush.
3. (Cookery) (tr) to clean or prepare (fruit, poultry, etc) by removing the indigestible parts
4. (tr) to remove loose particles from (the teeth, the nose, etc)
5. (esp of birds) to nibble or gather (corn, etc)
6. (when: intr, foll by at) to nibble (at) fussily or without appetite
7. (Crafts) to separate (strands, fibres, etc), as in weaving
8. (tr) to provoke (an argument, fight, etc) deliberately
9. (tr) to steal (money or valuables) from (a person's pocket)
10. (tr) to open (a lock) with an instrument other than a key
11. (Music, other) to pluck the strings of (a guitar, banjo, etc)
12. (tr) to make (one's way) carefully on foot: they picked their way through the rubble.
13. pick and choose to select fastidiously, fussily, etc
14. pick someone's brains to obtain information or ideas from someone
n
15. freedom or right of selection (esp in the phrase take one's pick)
16. a person, thing, etc, that is chosen first or preferred: the pick of the bunch.
17. the act of picking
18. (Agriculture) the amount of a crop picked at one period or from one area
19. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a speck of dirt or paper fibre or a blob of ink on the surface of set type or a printing plate
[C15: from earlier piken to pick, influenced by French piquer to pierce; compare Middle Low German picken, Dutch pikken]
ˈpickable adj

pick

(pɪk)
n
1. (Tools) a tool with a handle carrying a long steel head curved and tapering to a point at one or both ends, used for loosening soil, breaking rocks, etc
2. (Tools) any of various tools used for picking, such as an ice pick or toothpick
3. (Music, other) a plectrum
vb
4. (tr) to pierce, dig, or break up (a hard surface) with a pick
5. (tr) to form (a hole) in this way
[C14: perhaps variant of pike2]

pick

(in weaving pɪk)
vb
(Textiles) (tr) to cast (a shuttle)
n
1. (Textiles) one casting of a shuttle
2. (Textiles) a weft or filling thread
[C14: variant of pitch1]

pick1

(pɪk)

v.t.
1. to choose or select, esp. with care.
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 steal the contents of: to pick a pocket.
5. to open (a lock) with a device other than the key, esp. for the purpose of burglary.
6. to pierce, dig into, or break up (something) with a pointed instrument: to pick ore.
7. to form (a hole) by such action.
8. to use a pointed instrument or the fingers on (a thing), to remove particles or adhering matter: to pick one's teeth.
9. to prepare for use by removing a covering, as feathers: to pick a fowl.
10. to detach or remove piece by piece with the fingers: to pick meat from the bones.
11. to pluck or gather one by one: to pick flowers.
12. (of birds or other animals) to take up (small bits of food) with the bill or teeth.
13. to eat daintily or in small morsels.
14. to separate, pull apart, or pull to pieces: to pick fibers.
15.
a. to pluck (the strings of a musical instrument).
b. to play (a stringed instrument) by plucking with the fingers.
v.i.
16. to use a pick or other pointed instrument on something.
17. to select carefully or fastidiously.
18. to pilfer; steal.
19. to pluck or gather fruit, flowers, etc.
20. pick apart, to criticize severely or in great detail.
21. pick at,
a. to find fault with; nag.
b. to eat sparingly or daintily.
c. to grasp at; touch; handle.
22. pick off,
a. to remove by pulling or plucking off.
b. to single out and shoot: The hunter picked off a duck rising from the marsh.
c. Baseball. to put out (a base runner) in a pick-off play.
23. pick on,
a. to criticize or blame; tease; harass.
b. to single out; choose.
24. pick out,
a. to choose; select.
b. to distinguish from that which surrounds or accompanies: to pick out a well-known face in a crowd.
c. to discern (sense or meaning).
d. to work out (a melody) note by note; play by ear.
e. to extract by picking.
25. pick over, to examine (an assortment of items) in order to make a selection.
26. pick up,
a. to lift or take up: to pick up a stone.
b. to cause (one's courage, health, etc.) to recover.
c. to gain, obtain, or learn casually or by occasional opportunity: I've picked up a few Japanese phrases.
d. to take on as a passenger.
e. to bring into range of reception, observation, etc.: to pick up Rome on one's radio.
f. to accelerate; gain (speed).
g. to put in good order; tidy.
h. to make progress; improve: Business is picking up.
i. to become acquainted with informally or casually, often in hope of a sexual relationship.
j. to resume or continue after being left off.
27. pick up on, Informal. become aware of; notice.
n.
28. the act of choosing or selecting; choice; selection: Take your pick.
29. a person or thing selected.
30. the choicest or most desirable part, example, or examples: This horse is the pick of the stable.
31. the right of selection.
32. the quantity of a crop picked at a particular time.
33. a stroke with something pointed.
34. a basketball maneuver or positioning to prevent a defender from interfering with a teammate's shot.
Idioms:
pick someone's brains, to obtain information or ideas by questioning someone closely.
[1250–1300; (v.) Middle English pyken, pikken, pekken, c. Dutch pikken, German picken, Old Norse pikka to pick; akin to peck2, pike5; (n.) derivative of the v.]

pick2

(pɪk)

n.
1. a heavy tool consisting of a curved metal head tapering to a point at one or both ends, mounted on a wooden handle, and used for breaking up soil, rock, etc.
2. any pointed tool or instrument for picking: an ice pick.
4. a comb with long, widely spaced teeth.
[1300–50; Middle English pikk(e); perhaps variant of pike5]

pick3

(pɪk)

v.t.
1. to cast (a shuttle).
n.
2. (in a loom) one passage of the shuttle.
3. a single thread of filling yarn.
[1850–60; variant of pitch1]

pick


Past participle: picked
Gerund: picking

Imperative
pick
pick
Present
I pick
you pick
he/she/it picks
we pick
you pick
they pick
Preterite
I picked
you picked
he/she/it picked
we picked
you picked
they picked
Present Continuous
I am picking
you are picking
he/she/it is picking
we are picking
you are picking
they are picking
Present Perfect
I have picked
you have picked
he/she/it has picked
we have picked
you have picked
they have picked
Past Continuous
I was picking
you were picking
he/she/it was picking
we were picking
you were picking
they were picking
Past Perfect
I had picked
you had picked
he/she/it had picked
we had picked
you had picked
they had picked
Future
I will pick
you will pick
he/she/it will pick
we will pick
you will pick
they will pick
Future Perfect
I will have picked
you will have picked
he/she/it will have picked
we will have picked
you will have picked
they will have picked
Future Continuous
I will be picking
you will be picking
he/she/it will be picking
we will be picking
you will be picking
they will be picking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been picking
you have been picking
he/she/it has been picking
we have been picking
you have been picking
they have been picking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been picking
you will have been picking
he/she/it will have been picking
we will have been picking
you will have been picking
they will have been picking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been picking
you had been picking
he/she/it had been picking
we had been picking
you had been picking
they had been picking
Conditional
I would pick
you would pick
he/she/it would pick
we would pick
you would pick
they would pick
Past Conditional
I would have picked
you would have picked
he/she/it would have picked
we would have picked
you would have picked
they would have picked

pick

The legal blocking of a defensive player in order to free a teammate for a shot.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pick - the person or thing chosen or selectedpick - the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"
deciding, decision making - the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making"
pleasure - a formal expression; "he serves at the pleasure of the President"
favorite, favourite - something regarded with special favor or liking; "that book is one of my favorites"
way - doing as one pleases or chooses; "if I had my way"
2.pick - the quantity of a crop that is harvestedpick - the quantity of a crop that is harvested; "he sent the first picking of berries to the market"; "it was the biggest peach pick in years"
output, yield, production - the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time); "production was up in the second quarter"
3.pick - the best people or things in a group; "the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War"
elite, elite group - a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
4.pick - the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weavingpick - the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
thread, yarn - a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
weave - pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
5.pick - a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrumentpick - a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
guitar pick - a plectrum used to pluck a guitar
6.pick - a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material; "he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks"
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
ice pick, icepick - pick consisting of a steel rod with a sharp point; used for breaking up blocks of ice
toothpick - pick consisting of a small strip of wood or plastic; used to pick food from between the teeth
7.pick - a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both endspick - a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends; "they used picks and sledges to break the rocks"
edge tool - any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)
mattock - a kind of pick that is used for digging; has a flat blade set at right angles to the handle
8.pick - a basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body; "he was called for setting an illegal pick"
basketball play - a play executed by a basketball team
9.pick - the act of choosing or selectingpick - the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
action - something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
casting - the choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie
coloration, colouration - choice and use of colors (as by an artist)
sampling - (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study
decision, determination, conclusion - the act of making up your mind about something; "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly"
willing, volition - the act of making a choice; "followed my father of my own volition"
election - the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice; "her election of medicine as a profession"
balloting, vote, voting, ballot - a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative; "there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"; "they allowed just one vote per person"
Verb1.pick - select carefully from a group; "She finally picked her successor"; "He picked his way carefully"
choose, pick out, select, take - pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
hand-pick - pick personally and very carefully; "the director hand-picked his new team"
2.pick - look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers"
gather, pull together, collect, garner - assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
mushroom - pick or gather mushrooms; "We went mushrooming in the Fall"
berry - pick or gather berries; "We went berrying in the summer"
get a line, get wind, get word, hear, learn, discover, find out, pick up, see - get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
pick over, sieve out - separate or remove; "The customer picked over the selection"
pluck, pull off, tweak, pick off - pull or pull out sharply; "pluck the flowers off the bush"
pick up - give a passenger or a hitchhiker a lift; "We picked up a hitchhiker on the highway"
receive, pick up - register (perceptual input); "pick up a signal"
catch, pick up - perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily; "I caught the aroma of coffee"; "He caught the allusion in her glance"; "ears open to catch every sound"; "The dog picked up the scent"; "Catch a glimpse"
3.pick - harass with constant criticismpick - harass with constant criticism; "Don't always pick on your little brother"
criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock - find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free"
4.pick - provoke; "pick a fight or a quarrel"
call forth, evoke, kick up, provoke - evoke or provoke to appear or occur; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
5.pick - remove in small bits; "pick meat from a bone"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
6.pick - remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
7.pick - pilfer or rob; "pick pockets"
rob - take something away by force or without the consent of the owner; "The burglars robbed him of all his money"
8.pick - pay for something; "pick up the tab"; "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"; "foot the bill"
pay - give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please"
9.pick - pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"
draw, pull, force - cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
twang - pluck (strings of an instrument); "He twanged his bow"
10.pick - attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example; "Pick open the ice"
pierce - cut or make a way through; "the knife cut through the flesh"; "The path pierced the jungle"; "Light pierced through the forest"
11.pick - hit lightly with a picking motionpick - hit lightly with a picking motion  
strike - deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"
12.pick - eat intermittently; take small bites of; "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles"
eat - take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"

pick

verb
1. select, choose, identify, elect, nominate, sort out, specify, opt for, single out, mark out, plump for, hand-pick, decide upon, cherry-pick, fix upon, settle on or upon, sift out He had picked ten people to interview for the jobs.
select decline, reject, dismiss, turn down, discard, spurn, cast aside
2. gather, cut, pull, collect, take in, harvest, pluck, garner, cull He helped his mother pick fruit.
3. provoke, start, cause, stir up, incite, instigate, foment He picked a fight with a waiter and landed in jail.
4. open, force, crack (informal), break into, break open, prise open, jemmy (informal) He picked the lock, and rifled the papers in each drawer.
noun
1. choice, decision, choosing, option, selection, preference We had the pick of winter coats from the shop.
2. best, prime, finest, tops (slang), choicest, flower, prize, elect, pride, elite, cream, jewel in the crown, crème de la crème (French) These boys are the pick of the under-15 cricketers in the country.
pick at something nibble, peck at, have no appetite for, play or toy with, push round the plate, eat listlessly She picked at her breakfast.
pick on someone
1. torment, bully, bait, tease, get at (informal), badger, persecute, hector, goad, victimize, have it in for (informal), tyrannize, have a down on (informal) Bullies pick on smaller children.
2. choose, select, prefer, elect, single out, fix on, settle upon He needed to confess to someone - he just happened to pick on me.
pick someone up (Informal)
1. arrest, nick (slang, chiefly Brit.), bust (informal), do (slang), lift (slang), run in (slang), nail (informal), collar (informal), pinch (informal), pull in (Brit. slang), nab (informal), apprehend, take someone into custody, feel your collar (slang) The police picked him up within the hour.
2. meet, pull (informal), take up with, get off with (informal), cop off with (informal), make advances to, strike up a casual acquaintance with He had picked her up at a nightclub.
pick something or someone off shoot, hit, kill, wound, take out, fire at, gun down, put a bullet in Snipers picked people off as they ran out of the church.
pick something or someone out
1. identify, notice, recognize, distinguish, perceive, discriminate, make someone or something out, tell someone or something apart, single someone or something out He wasn't difficult to pick out when the bus drew in.
2. select, choose, decide on, take, sort out, opt for, cull, plump for, hand-pick Pick out a painting you think she'd like.
pick something or someone up
1. lift, raise, gather, take up, grasp, uplift, hoist He picked his cap up from the floor. They had to pick him up and carry on.
2. collect, get, call for, go for, go to get, fetch, uplift (Scot.), go and get, give someone a lift or a ride We drove to the airport to pick her up. He went to Miami where he had arranged to pick up the money.
pick something over or pick over something inspect, examine, go through, look over, sift through, scrutinize Pick over the fruit and remove any damaged ones.
pick something up
1. learn, master, acquire, get the hang of (informal), become proficient in Where did you pick up your English?
2. catch, get, contract, come down with, become infected with, become ill with They've picked up a nasty infection.
3. receive, get, hear, detect The crew picked up a distress signal from the yacht.
4. learn, hear, find out, get to know, glean, be informed of a snippet of information I'd picked up from some magazine
5. develop, advance, expand on, comment on, remark on, dilate upon Can I just pick up that gentleman's point?
6. obtain, get, find, buy, score (slang), discover, purchase, acquire, locate, come across, come by, unearth, garner, stumble across, chance upon, happen upon Auctions can be great places to pick up a bargain.
7. continue, resume, begin, go on with, take something up, carry something on When she paused, her daughter picked up the story.
pick up
1. improve, recover, rally, get better, bounce back, make progress, make a comeback (informal), perk up, turn the corner, gain ground, take a turn for the better, be on the road to recovery Industrial production is beginning to pick up.
2. recover, improve, rally, get better, mend, perk up, turn the corner, be on the mend, take a turn for the better A good dose of tonic will help you to pick up.
3. get stronger, strengthen, blow stronger The sheltering trees round about rustled as the wind picked up.
pick your way tread carefully, work through, move cautiously, walk tentatively, find or make your way I picked my way among the rubble.

pick

verb
1. To make a choice from a number of alternatives.Also used with out:
choose, cull, elect, opt (for), select, single (out).
2. To collect ripe crops:
phrasal verb
pick off
To wound or kill with a firearm:
gun (down), shoot.
Slang: plug.
phrasal verb
pick on
To scold or find fault with constantly:
Informal: henpeck.
phrasal verb
pick out
To perceive and fix the identity of, especially with difficulty:
phrasal verb
pick up
1. To move (something) to a higher position:
2. To collect (something) bit by bit:
3. Informal. To come into possession of:
Informal: land.
4. Informal. To gain knowledge or mastery of by study:
5. Informal. To take into custody as a prisoner:
Informal: nab.
Slang: bust, collar, pinch, run in.
6. To begin or go on after an interruption:
noun
1. The superlative or most preferable part of something:
Idioms: cream of the crop, flower of the flock, pick of the bunch.
2. One that is selected:
Translations
إِنْتِقَاءخيرَة، نُخْبَةما يُريد أو يَخْتارمِعْوَل، مِنْكاشيَخْتار
krumpáčvýběrtrhatvolbavybrat
plukkevælgevalgåbnebedste udvalg
hakkupoimiavalitatonkiavalinta
bratiizborodabrati
hakiopna, dírka/stinga upptaka upptínaúrval
・・・を摘む選ぶ選択
...을 선택하다따다최상의 것
atmūķētcērteizmeklētizraudzītais priekšmetsizvēle
krompáčto najlepšie
dvignitignjavitiizbiraizbratinabirati
plockavalväljahacka
เก็บดอกไม้เลือกส่วนที่ดีที่สุด
kazmatoplamaktutup kaldırmakkoparmakkurcalayıp açmak
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pick

[pɪk]
A. N
1. (= choice)
to have one's pick of sthescoger or elegir lo que uno quiere de algo
take your pick!¡escoja or elija lo que quiera!
take your pick of or from ten luxury hotelsescoja or elija el que quiera de entre diez hoteles de lujo
2. (= best)
the pick of sthlo mejor de algo, la flor y nata de algo
the pick of the bunch or the crop (fig) → lo mejor de grupo
3. (also pickaxe) (= tool) → pico m, piqueta f
4. (US) (= plectrum) → púa f
see also toothpick
B. VT
1. (= choose) (gen) → escoger, elegir; [+ team, candidate] → seleccionar
pick a card, any cardescoge or elige una carta, cualquiera
to pick a fight (with sb) (lit) → buscar pelea or pleito (con algn) (fig) (= argue) → discutir (con algn)
to pick one's way through/across sthabrirse camino cuidadosamente a través de algo
to pick a winner (lit) → escoger or elegir un ganador (fig) → escoger bien
I think she picked a winner with her new boyfriendcreo que con su nuevo novio escogió bien
see also quarrel A
2. (= gather) [+ flowers, fruit, tea, cotton] → coger, recoger (LAm)
to go strawberry pickingir a coger fresas
3. (= lift, remove)
to pick sth off the groundrecoger algo del suelo
let me pick that bit of fluff off your collardeja que te quite esa pelusa del cuello
to pick o.s. off the floor or groundlevantarse del suelo
to pick names out of a hatsacar nombres de un sombrero
4. (= make) [+ hole] → hacer
see also hole A1
5. [+ scab, spot] → toquetear; [+ lock] → forzar or abrir con ganzúa; [+ guitar, banjo] → puntear
to pick sb's brainsexprimir el coco a algn
their bones had been picked clean by the birdslos pájaros habían dejado limpios los huesos
to pick one's nosehurgarse la nariz
to pick sb's pocketrobar algo a algn del bolsillo
to pick one's teethmondarse or escarbarse los dientes
see also bone A1
see also piece A1
C. VI
1. (= choose) → escoger, elegir
to pick and chooseponerse a escoger or elegir, ser muy exigente
you can't pick and chooseno puedes ponerte a escoger or elegir, no puedes ser muy exigente
2. (= examine)
dogs pick through the garbage on the streetslos perros hurgan en or por la basura de las calles
see also pick over
pick at VI + PREP
1. (= toy with) try not to pick at your spotsintenta no toquetearte las espinillas
to pick at one's foodcomer con poca gana, picar la comida
2. (= criticize) she used to pick at everythingsolía meterse con todo or ponerle faltas a todo
3. (US) = pick on 2
pick off VT + ADV
1. (= remove) [+ leaves, fluff, paint] → quitar; [+ scab] → arrancar
2. (= shoot) → cargarse, liquidar; (= eliminate) [+ opponents] → acabar uno a uno con
pick on VI + PREP
1. (= choose, single out) → escoger, elegir
I can't think why he picked on that wallpaperno logro entender por qué escogió or eligió ese papel para la pared
they picked on me to go and tell himme escogieron or eligieron a mí para que se lo dijera
why pick on me?¿por qué yo (y no otro)?
2. (= harass) → meterse con
stop picking on medeja de meterte conmigo
pick on someone your own size!¡métete con alguien de tu tamaño!
pick out VT + ADV
1. (= choose) → elegir, escoger
pick out two or three you would like to keepelige or escoge dos o tres con los que te gustaría quedarte
2. (= single out) → escoger
there are so many great pianists it's difficult to pick one outhay tantos grandes pianistas que es difícil escoger a uno
3. (= draw out) → sacar
I took the hat and picked out a raffle ticketcogí el sombrero y saqué uno de los boletos de la rifa
4. (= discern) → distinguir
I could just pick out the letters ALGsólo podía distinguir y con dificultad, las letras ALG
5. (= identify) → reconocer
can you pick me out in this photo?¿eres capaz de reconocerme en esta foto?
6. (= highlight) → resaltar
the name is picked out in gold lettersel nombre está resaltado en letras doradas
his headlights picked out the cyclist in frontlos faros de su coche iluminaron al ciclista que tenía delante
7. (= play) [+ tune] → tocar de oído
pick over VT + ADV pick over the raspberriesescoge las frambuesas que estén mejor
she was picking over the shirts in the saleestaba seleccionando las camisas en las rebajas
it's no good picking over the pastde nada sirve remover el pasado
pick up
A. VT + ADV
1. (= lift) [+ box, suitcase, cat] → levantar; [+ dropped object] → recoger, coger; (= take hold of) → tomar, coger, agarrar (LAm)
I saw her fall and ran to pick her upla vi caerse y corrí a levantarla
that child is always wanting to be picked upese niño siempre quiere que lo cojan or (LAm) levanten
she bent to pick up her glovese agachó para recoger or coger su guante
she picked up a pencil and fiddled with ittomó or cogió or (LAm) agarró un lápiz y se puso a enredar con él
you can't pick up a newspaper these days without reading about herúltimamente no puedes coger or (LAm) agarrar un periódico que no hable de ella
to pick up the bill or tab (for sth)pagar la cuenta (de algo)
to pick o.s. up (lit) → levantarse, ponerse de pie (fig) → recuperarse, reponerse
see also piece A1
2. (= collect) [+ person] → recoger, ir a buscar (esp LAm); (= give lift to) [+ hitch-hiker, passenger] → recoger, coger
did you pick up my laundry?¿recogiste mi colada?
3. (= learn) [+ language, skill] → aprender; [+ accent, habit] → coger, agarrar (LAm), adquirir (frm)
you'll soon pick it up againpronto lo volverás a aprender
I picked up a bit of news about him todayhoy me enteré de algunas cosas sobre él
4. (= buy) → comprar; (= find) [+ bargain] → encontrar; (= catch) [+ disease] → coger, agarrar (LAm), pillar
an old car he picked up for £250un coche viejo que compró por 250 libras
I'll pick up some beer on the way backcompraré unas cervezas a la vuelta
I may pick up some useful ideas for my bookpuede que encuentre algunas ideas útiles para mi libro
5. (= earn, gain) → ganar, sacarse
she picks up £400 a weekgana or se saca 400 libras a la semana
it picked up the best musical awardganó or se llevó el premio al mejor musical
to pick up speedacelerar, coger velocidad, tomar velocidad (LAm)
6. (sexually) → ligarse a
are you trying to pick me up?¿estás intentando ligar conmigo?
7. (Rad, TV) [+ station, channel] → captar, coger (Tech) [+ signal] → captar, registrar
we can pick up Italian televisionpodemos captar or coger la televisión italiana
8. (= notice, detect) he picked up ten misprintsencontró diez erratas
she picked up every mistakeno se le escapó ni un error
I had no difficulty picking up the signals he was sending me (fig) → no tuve problemas para captar las indirectas que me estaba mandando
see also scent A3
9. (= resume) [+ conversation, narrative] → continuar; [+ relationship] → reanudar
see also thread A1
10. (= focus on) I'd like to pick up the point David madequisiera volver al punto que planteó David
the papers picked up the storylos periódicos publicaron la historia
11. (= reprimand) → reñir, reprender
she picked him up for using bad languagele riñó or le reprendió por decir palabrotas
12. (= correct)
he picked me up on my grammarme señaló diversas faltas de gramática
if I may pick you up on that pointsi me permites corregirte en ese punto
13. (= rescue) → recoger, rescatar
14. (= arrest) → detener
15. (= revive) [+ person] → reanimar
this tonic will soon pick you upeste tónico te reanimará pronto
16. (US) (= tidy) [+ room, house] → recoger
B. VI + ADV
1. (= improve) [conditions, weather, sales] → mejorar; [market, economy] → reponerse; [business, trade] → ir mejor; [prices] → volver a subir
the game picked up in the second halfel partido mejoró en el segundo tiempo
2. (= increase) [wind] → levantarse
3. (= continue) to pick up where one left off [+ activity, conversation, relationship] → continuar donde se había dejado
4. (= notice, react to)
I was getting nervous and he picked up on thatme estaba poniendo nervioso y él lo captó or se dio cuenta
the press did not pick up on itla prensa no reaccionó ante la noticia
5. (= become involved with)
to pick up with sbjuntarse con algn
she's picked up with a bad crowdse ha juntado con una gente no muy recomendable
6. (= tidy up)
to pick up after sbir recogiendo detrás de algn
he expects me to pick up after himespera que vaya recogiendo detrás suyo

pick

[ˈpɪk]
n
(= choice) take your pick → faites votre choix
Take your pick from ten luxury hotels → Faites votre choix parmi dix hôtels de luxe.
to have one's pick of ... (= be able to have whichever one likes) → pouvoir choisir n'importe quel ...
She could have her pick of any part → Elle pourrait choisir n'importe quel rôle.
to have one's pick of sth [+ limited alternatives] → pouvoir choisir entre qch
He had his pick of two Ferraris and an Aston Martin → Il pouvait choisir entre deux Ferrari et une Aston Martin.
the pick of (= best)
the pick of the students → les meilleurs étudiants
The company gets the pick of Japan's best students → La compagnie peut choisir parmi la crème de la crème des étudiants japonais.
the pick of the jobs → les meilleurs postes
The best students get the pick of the jobs → Les meilleurs étudiants peuvent choisir les meilleurs postes.
(= tool) (also pick-axe) → pioche f
vt
(= choose) → choisir
I picked the biggest piece → J'ai choisi le plus gros morceau.
I've been picked for the team → J'ai été choisi pour faire partie de l'équipe.
to pick and choose → choisir en toute liberté
(= gather) → cueillir
to be ready to pick [fruit] → être prêt à être cueilli
The apples are ready to pick → Les pommes sont prêtes à être cueillies.
(= take) → prendre
to pick sth off sth → prendre qch sur qch, prendre qch de sur qch
He picked the book off the shelf → Il a pris le livre sur or de sur l'étagère.
to pick sth from sth → prendre qch sur qch
He picked the napkin from his lap and put it on the table → Il a pris la serviette sur ses genoux et l'a mise sur la table
to pick sth out of sth → prendre qch dans qch
He picked a toy out of the box → Il a pris un jouet dans la boîte.
[+ scab, spot] → tripoter
She started picking a spot on her chin → Elle commença à tripoter un bouton qu'elle avait sur le menton.
to pick a bone → ronger un os
to pick one's nose → se mettre le doigt dans le nez
to pick one's teeth → se curer les dents
to pick pockets → pratiquer le vol à la tire
to pick sb's pocket → faire les poches à qn
to have one's pocket picked → se faire faire les poches
to pick a lock → crocheter une serrure
to pick a quarrel with sb → chercher querelle à qn
to pick a fight with sb → chercher la bagarre avec qn
(= walk carefully) to pick one's way through sth → se frayer un chemin parmi qch
to pick one's way across sth → se frayer un chemin parmi qch
pick at
vt fus [+ food] → grignoter
to pick at one's food → manger du bout des dents, chipoter
pick off
vt sep (= shoot) → abattre
pick on
vt fus [+ person] → s'en prendre à
She's always picking on me → Elle s'en prend toujours à moi.
Jane was repeatedly picked on by the manageress → La responsable ne cessait de s'en prendre à Jane.
pick out
vt sep
(= choose) → choisir
I like them all - it's difficult to pick one out → Ils me plaisent tous - c'est difficile d'en choisir un.
(= distinguish) → reconnaître
pick up
vi
(= improve) [trade, economy] → reprendre
to pick up where one left off → reprendre là où l'on s'est arrêté
vt sep
(= take) → prendre
(from the ground, floor)ramasser
Could you help me pick up the toys? → Tu peux m'aider à ramasser les jouets?
to pick o.s. up → se relever
to pick o.s up from the floor → se relever
[+ telephone] → décrocher
(= collect) → passer prendrevenir chercher
We'll come to the airport to pick you up → Nous irons vous chercher à l'aéroport.
[+ hitchhiker] → prendre
(= arrest) → ramasser
The police picked him up within the hour → La police l'a ramassé dans l'heure.
to be picked up → être ramassé(e)
He was picked up for drink driving → Il a été ramassé pour conduite en état d'ivresse.
[+ man, woman] → lever
He'd picked her up in a nightclub → Il l'avait levée dans une boîte de nuit.
(= learn) [+ language] → apprendre
I picked up some Spanish during my holiday → J'ai appris quelque mots d'espagnol pendant mes vacances.
[+ idea] → assimiler
to pick up the idea of sth → assimiler l'idée de qch
[+ infection] → attraper
[+ station] → capter; [+ signal] → capter
vt fus
to pick up speed → prendre de la vitesse

pick

n
(= pickaxe)Spitzhacke f, → Picke f, → Pickel m; (Mountaineering) → Eispickel m; (= toothpick)Zahnstocher m
(esp US: = plectrum) → Plektron nt, → Plektrum nt
(= choice) she could have her pick of any man in the roomsie könnte jeden Mann im Raum haben; to have first pickdie erste Wahl haben; take your pick!such dir etwas/einen etc aus!
(= best)Beste(s) nt ? bunch
vt
(= choose)(aus)wählen; to pick a teameine Mannschaft aufstellen; to pick somebody to do somethingjdn auswählen, etw zu tun; he has been picked for Englander ist für England aufgestellt worden; to pick sideswählen; to pick a winner (lit)den Sieger erraten; (fig)das große Los ziehen; a handful of picked men (Mil) → ein paar ausgewählte Soldaten; to pick one’s wordsseine Worte mit Bedacht wählen; to pick one’s timeden richtigen Zeitpunkt wählen; you really pick your times, don’t you? (iro)du suchst dir aber auch immer den günstigsten Augenblick aus! (iro); to pick one’s wayseinen Weg suchen; to pick one’s way through somethingseinen Weg durch etw finden; he knows how to pick ’em (inf)er hat den richtigen Riecher (inf); you do pick ’em (iro)du gerätst auch immer an den Falschen
(= pull bits off, make holes in) jumper, blanket etczupfen an (+dat); spot, scabkratzen an (+dat); hole (with fingers, instrument) → bohren; (with beak) → picken, hacken; to pick one’s nosesich (+dat)in der Nase bohren; to pick one’s teethsich (dat)in den Zähnen herumstochern; to pick a lockein Schloss knacken; to pick a bone (with fingers) → einen Knochen abzupfen; (with teeth, beak) → einen Knochen abnagen; to pick something to pieces (lit)etw zerzupfen; (fig)kein gutes Haar an etw (dat)lassen, etw verreißen; to pick holes in something (fig)etw bemäkeln; in argument, theoryetw in ein paar Punkten widerlegen; to pick a fight or quarrel (with somebody)(mit jdm) einen Streit vom Zaun brechen; to pick pocketssich als Taschendieb betätigen; he’s very good at picking pocketser ist ein sehr geschickter Taschendieb; to pick somebody’s pocketjdn bestehlen; to pick somebody’s brains (about something)jdn (nach etw) ausfragen ? bone N a
(= pluck) flowers, fruitpflücken; (= pick out and remove) fleas, splinter etcentfernen (from von)
(US: = pluck) chicken etcrupfen
(esp US) stringszupfen, anreißen; banjozupfen
(= peck up) corn etcpicken
vi
(= choose)wählen, aussuchen; to pick and choosewählerisch sein
(esp US: on guitar etc) → zupfen

pick

:
picklock
n (= tool)Dietrich m; (= thief)Einbrecher(in) m(f)
pick-me-up
n (= drink)Muntermacher m, → Stärkung f; (= holiday etc)Erholung f; we stopped off at the pub for a pickwir sind auf ein Gläschen or einen Schluck in die Kneipe gegangen; hearing that was a real pickdas hat mir richtig Auftrieb gegeben

pick

[pɪk]
1. n
a. (also pickaxe) → piccone m
b. (choice, right to choose) → scelta
take your pick! → scegli quello che vuoi!, prendi quello che ti pare!
it's the pick of the bunch → è il migliore di tutti
2. vt
a. (choose) → scegliere
to pick a winner → puntare sul vincente (fig) → fare un ottimo affare, imbroccarla giusta
to pick one's way through → attraversare stando ben attento/a a dove mettere i piedi
to pick a fight/quarrel with sb → attaccar rissa/briga con qn
b. (flowers) → cogliere; (fruit) → raccogliere
c. (scab, spot) → grattarsi
to pick one's nose → mettersi le dita nel naso
to pick one's teeth → pulirsi i denti con uno stuzzicadenti, stuzzicarsi i denti
to pick a lock → far scattare una serratura
to pick a bone → spolpare un osso
I've got a bone to pick with you! → devo fare i conti con te
to pick holes in sth (fig) → trovare i punti deboli in qc
to pick sb's pocket → alleggerire qn del portafoglio
to pick sb's brains → farsi dare dei suggerimenti da qn
3. vi to pick and choosescegliere con cura
pick at vi + prep (food, meal) → mangiare contro voglia; (scab) → grattarsi
pick off vt + adv
a. (remove, fluff) → togliere; (flower, leaf) → cogliere
b. (shoot) → abbattere (uno/a dopo l'altro/a)
pick on vi + prep
a. (fam) (harass) → avercela con, prendersela con
b. (single out) → beccare
they always pick on him to do it → lo fanno sempre fare a lui
pick out vt + adv
a. (choose) → scegliere
b. (place, on map) → trovare; (person, in crowd, photo) → individuare; (in identification parade) → identificare
c. (Mus) to pick out a tune on the pianotrovare gli accordi di un motivo al piano
pick over vt + adv (fruit, vegetables) → selezionare, scegliere; (rice, lentils) → mondare
pick up
1. vt + adv
a. (lift, sth dropped) → raccogliere, raccattare; (sb fallen) → tirar su
to pick o.s. up → rialzarsi
to pick up a child → prendere in braccio un bambino
to pick up the phone → alzare il ricevitore
to pick up the bill (fig) → pagare (il conto)
to pick sb up for having made a mistake → riprendere qn per aver fatto uno sbaglio
b. (collect, goods, person) → passare a prendere; (subj, bus) → far salire, caricare; (rescue) → raccogliere; (from sea) → ripescare; (arrest) → arrestare
the car picked up speed → la macchina ha acquistato velocità or ha accelerato
c. (acquire, sale bargain) → trovare; (information, points in exam, germ) → prendere; (learn, habit, ideas) → prendere; (skill, language, tricks) → imparare
can you pick up some information while you're there? → puoi prendere delle informazioni mentre sei lì?
he picked up a girl at the disco (fam) → ha rimorchiato una ragazza in discoteca
d. (Radio, TV, Telec) → captare
2. vi + adv
a. (improve, gen) → migliorare; (wages) → aumentare; (invalid, business) → riprendersi; (weather) → rimettersi
b. (continue) → continuare, riprendere
to pick up where one left off → riprendere dal punto in cui ci si era fermati

pick1

(pik) verb
1. to choose or select. Pick the one you like best.
2. to take (flowers from a plant, fruit from a tree etc), usually by hand. The little girl sat on the grass and picked flowers.
3. to lift (someone or something). He picked up the child.
4. to unlock (a lock) with a tool other than a key. When she found that she had lost her key, she picked the lock with a hair-pin.
noun
1. whatever or whichever a person wants or chooses. Take your pick of these prizes.
2. the best one(s) from or the best part of something. These grapes are the pick of the bunch.
ˈpickpocket noun
a person who steals from people's pockets. He kept his wallet in his hand because he knew there would be pickpockets in the crowd.
ˈpick-up noun
1. a type of small lorry or van.
2. the part of a record-player that holds the stylus.
pick and choose
to select or choose very carefully. When I'm buying apples, I like to pick and choose (the ones I want).
pick at
to eat very little of (something). He was not very hungry, and just picked at the food on his plate.
pick someone's brains
to ask (a person) questions in order to get ideas, information etc from him which one can use oneself. You might be able to help me with this problem – can I come and pick your brains for a minute!
pick holes in
to criticize or find faults in (an argument, theory etc). He sounded very convincing, but I'm sure one could pick holes in what he said.
pick off
to shoot (especially people in a group) one by one. He picked off the enemy soldiers.
pick on
1. to choose (someone) to do a usually difficult or unpleasant job. Why do they always pick on me to do the washing-up?
2. to speak to or treat (a person) angrily or critically. Don't pick on me – it wasn't my fault.
pick out
1. to choose or select. She picked out one dress that she particularly liked.
2. to see or recognize (a person, thing etc). He must be among those people getting off the train, but I can't pick him out.
3. to play (a piece of music), especially slowly and with difficulty, especially by ear, without music in front of one. I don't really play the piano, but I can pick out a tune on one with one finger.
pick someone's pocket
to steal something from a person's pocket. My wallet has gone – someone has picked my pocket!
pick a quarrel/fight with (someone)
to start a quarrel, argument or fight with (someone) on purpose. He was angry because I beat him in the race, and he tried to pick a fight with me afterwards.
pick up
1. to learn gradually, without formal teaching. I never studied Italian – I just picked it up when I was in Italy.
2. to let (someone) into a car, train etc in order to take him somewhere. I picked him up at the station and drove him home.
3. to get (something) by chance. I picked up a bargain at the shops today.
4. to right (oneself) after a fall etc; to stand up. He fell over and picked himself up again.
5. to collect (something) from somewhere. I ordered some meat from the butcher – I'll pick it up on my way home tonight.
6. (of radio, radar etc) to receive signals. We picked up a foreign broadcast last night.
7. to find; to catch. We lost his trail but picked it up again later; The police picked up the criminal.
pick up speed
to go faster; to accelerate. The car picked up speed as it ran down the hill.
pick one's way
to walk carefully (around or between something one wishes to avoid touching etc). She picked her way between the puddles.

pick2

(pik) noun
(also (British) ˈpickaxe , (American) ˈpickax plural ˈpickaxes) a tool with a heavy metal head pointed at one or both ends, used for breaking hard surfaces eg walls, roads, rocks etc.

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pick

n. [axe] pico; [choice] selección;
v. seleccionar, escoger;
to ___ outsacar, entresacar;
to ___ uprecoger; captar.

pick

vt (a scab, etc.) rascarse, quitarse; to — one’s nose sacarse los mocos, meterse el dedo en la nariz (para sacarse los mocos), hurgarse la nariz; to — pimples espichar los granos or barros, reventarse los granos