Meaning of “cherry-pick” in the English Dictionary

(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 potential customers and concentrated their efforts on them.
Policymakers will cherry-pick ideas from the study, and commit to implementing only the easiest and cheapest ones.
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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