Phrasal verb PICK
PICK OUT – to choose sb/sth carefully from a group of people or things; SYN select
PICK UP – to get better, stronger
PICK ON – to treat somebody unfairly by blaming, criticizing or punishing them.
PICK OFF – to aim carefully at a person, an animal or an aircraft, especially one of a group, and then shoot them
PICK UP ON – to return to a point that has already been mentioned or discussed
PICK OUT – to play a tune on a musical instrument slowly without using wrritten music
PICK AT – to eat food slowly, taking small amounts or bites because you are not hungry (to be picky)
PICK UP – to collect somebody who is waiting for you
PICK OFF – to remove sth from sth such as a tree, a plant, etc.
PICK OUT – to recognize sb/sth among other people or things
PICK OVER – to examine a group of things carefully, especially to choose the ones you want
PICK UP – to take hold of sb/sth and lift them / it up
PICK AT – to pull orr touch sth several times
PICK THROUGH – to examine a group of things carefully, especially to choose the ones you want
PICK UP – to get information or a skill by chance rather than by making a deliberate effort; to learn
(informal, often di
to answer a phone
to receive an electronic signal, sound or picture
to get an illness
to arrest somebody
to notice sth that is not easy to notice, such as a slight smell or a sign of something
(informal) to start again; to continue.
Phrasal verb SET
SET BACK – to delay the progress of sth/sb by a particular time
SET OFF – to make a bomb explode
SET OUT – to arrange or display things
SET UP – to build
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