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Definición de “pick over sth” en inglés

pick over sth

verb uk phrasal verb with pick   /pɪk/ us  
to look carefully at a group of things, choosing the ones you want or getting rid of the ones you do not want: All the clothes at the sale had been thoroughly picked over and there was nothing nice left.
(Definition of pick over sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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