hand-pick

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hand-pick

vb
(tr) to choose or select with great care, as for a special job or purpose
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hand-pick


Past participle: hand-picked
Gerund: hand-picking

Imperative
hand-pick
hand-pick
Present
I hand-pick
you hand-pick
he/she/it hand-picks
we hand-pick
you hand-pick
they hand-pick
Preterite
I hand-picked
you hand-picked
he/she/it hand-picked
we hand-picked
you hand-picked
they hand-picked
Present Continuous
I am hand-picking
you are hand-picking
he/she/it is hand-picking
we are hand-picking
you are hand-picking
they are hand-picking
Present Perfect
I have hand-picked
you have hand-picked
he/she/it has hand-picked
we have hand-picked
you have hand-picked
they have hand-picked
Past Continuous
I was hand-picking
you were hand-picking
he/she/it was hand-picking
we were hand-picking
you were hand-picking
they were hand-picking
Past Perfect
I had hand-picked
you had hand-picked
he/she/it had hand-picked
we had hand-picked
you had hand-picked
they had hand-picked
Future
I will hand-pick
you will hand-pick
he/she/it will hand-pick
we will hand-pick
you will hand-pick
they will hand-pick
Future Perfect
I will have hand-picked
you will have hand-picked
he/she/it will have hand-picked
we will have hand-picked
you will have hand-picked
they will have hand-picked
Future Continuous
I will be hand-picking
you will be hand-picking
he/she/it will be hand-picking
we will be hand-picking
you will be hand-picking
they will be hand-picking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hand-picking
you have been hand-picking
he/she/it has been hand-picking
we have been hand-picking
you have been hand-picking
they have been hand-picking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hand-picking
you will have been hand-picking
he/she/it will have been hand-picking
we will have been hand-picking
you will have been hand-picking
they will have been hand-picking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hand-picking
you had been hand-picking
he/she/it had been hand-picking
we had been hand-picking
you had been hand-picking
they had been hand-picking
Conditional
I would hand-pick
you would hand-pick
he/she/it would hand-pick
we would hand-pick
you would hand-pick
they would hand-pick
Past Conditional
I would have hand-picked
you would have hand-picked
he/she/it would have hand-picked
we would have hand-picked
you would have hand-picked
they would have hand-picked
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hand-pick - pick personally and very carefully; "the director hand-picked his new team"
pick - select carefully from a group; "She finally picked her successor"; "He picked his way carefully"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Summary: DUBAI - The young filmmakers in Asia and Africa are reshaping the film industry today with speed, skill sets and the backing of technology, observes a film industry professional who hand-picks films from two of the largest continents for the Dubai International Film Festival.