cherry-pick Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"cherry-pick" in British English

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cherry-pickverb [I or T]

to ​pick only the ​bestpeople or things from a ​group, so that only ​people or things that are less good ​remain: The new ​schools were ​accused of cherry-picking the ​beststudents in the ​area.
(Definition of cherry-pick from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cherry-pick" in Business English

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cherry-pickverb [I or T]

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to choose only the best or most suitable from a ​group of ​people or things: They cherry-picked the most promising ​potentialcustomers and ​concentrated their ​efforts on them. Policymakers will cherry-pick ​ideas from the ​study, and ​commit to ​implementing only the easiest and ​cheapest ones.
cherry-picking
noun [U]
He was ​accused by his ​colleagues of cherry-picking when he ​selected all the best ​students for his own ​course.
(Definition of cherry-pick from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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