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English definition of “pick sb/sth out”

pick sb/sth out

(RECOGNIZE) phrasal verb with pick     /pɪk/ verb
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 .Identifying
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