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pick sb/sth out

verb uk phrasal verb with pick   /pɪk/ us  

(RECOGNIZE)

to recognize, find, or make a choice among different people or things in a group: Can you pick out the three deliberate mistakes in this paragraph? The critics picked him out as the outstanding male dancer of the decade.
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(EMPHASIZE)

to choose and emphasize, make clearer, or highlight someone or something: The ship's name was picked out in bright gold letters along her stern.
Translations of “pick sb/sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 分辨出, 辨認出,分辨出, 認真挑選出…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分辨出, 辨认出,分辨出, 认真挑选出…
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