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Definición de “pick” en inglés


verb (REMOVE)    /pɪk/
B1 [I or T] to remove separate things or small pieces from something, especially with the fingers : I picked a piece of fluff off my shiny black suit . The child continued picking (at) a sore on his leg (= trying to remove parts of it with his fingers ). [+ obj + adj ] The carcass had been picked clean (= all the flesh had been removed ) by other animals and birds .disapproving He kept picking his nose (= removing mucus from it with his finger ).Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere B1 [T] When you pick flowers or fruit , you take them off a plant or tree : They were picking strawberries for twelve hours a day . I picked some roses this morning . Machines pick the fruit (from/off the trees ). Gramática:Pick or pick up?Pick means ‘remove small pieces of something from something else, usually with your hands’:
(Definition of pick verb (REMOVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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