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pick sth out

verb uk phrasal verb with pick   /pɪk/ us  
If you pick out a tune, you play it slowly or with difficulty, note by note: I can pick out a simple tune on the piano, but that's about it.
Translations of “pick sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) (緩慢或困難地)彈奏(樂器)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (缓慢或困难地在乐器上)弹奏…
(Definition of pick sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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