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pick over sth

verb uk phrasal verb with pick   /pɪk/ us  
to look carefully at a group of things, choosing the ones you want or getting rid of the ones you do not want: All the clothes at the sale had been thoroughly picked over and there was nothing nice left.
Translations of “pick over sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 挑揀, 甄選,精選…
in Chinese (Simplified) 挑拣, 甄选,精选…
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