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Definición de “single sb/sth out” en inglés

single sb/sth out

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with single   /ˈsɪŋ.ɡl̩/ us  
to choose one person or thing from a group for special attention, especially criticism or praise: It's not fair the way my sister is always singled out for special treatment. Jamie was thrilled when the teacher singled out his poem and asked him to read it out.
(Definition of single sb/sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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