Meaning of “pick sb's brains” in the English Dictionary

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"pick sb's brains" in British English

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pick sb's brains

UK US pick sb's brain

to ask someone who knows a lot about a subject for information or their opinion:

I was picking Simon's brains about which computer to buy.

(Definition of “pick sb's brains” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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