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skim sb/sth off

verb uk phrasal verb with skim   /skɪm/ (-mm-) us  
to choose the best people or things from a group: We've skimmed off the six people who seem to be the most suitable for the job.
Translations of “skim sb/sth off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 挑選…
in Chinese (Simplified) 挑选…
(Definition of skim sb/sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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