to pick on somebody

  • 1 pick on somebody — …

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  • 2 have a bone to pick with somebody — have a ˈbone to pick with sb idiom (informal) to be angry with sb about sth and want to discuss it with them Main entry: ↑boneidiom …

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  • 3 pick — pick1 W1S1 [pık] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(choose something)¦ 2¦(flowers/fruit etc)¦ 3¦(remove something)¦ 4 pick your way through/across/among etc something 5 pick your nose 6 pick your teeth 7 pick somebody s brains 8 pick a quarrel/fight (with… …

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  • 4 pick on — why don t you pick on somebody your own size? Syn: bully, victimize, tyrannize, torment, persecute, criticize, harass, hound, taunt, tease; informal get at, have it in for, be down on, needle …

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  • 5 pick a fight (with somebody) — pick a ˈfight/ˈquarrel (with sb) idiom to deliberately start a fight or an argument with sb • He had drunk too much and was ready to pick a fight with anyone who crossed his path. Main entry: ↑pickidiom …

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  • 6 pick a quarrel (with somebody) — pick a ˈfight/ˈquarrel (with sb) idiom to deliberately start a fight or an argument with sb • He had drunk too much and was ready to pick a fight with anyone who crossed his path. Main entry: ↑pickidiom …

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  • 7 pick somebody up on something — ˌpick sb ˈup on sth derived to mention sth that sb has said or done that you think is wrong • I knew he would pick me up on that slip sooner or later. Main entry: ↑pickderived …

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  • 8 pick somebody's pocket — pick sb s ˈpocket idiom to steal sth from sb s pocket without them noticing • The back pocket on a pair of jeans is the easiest one to pick. related noun ↑pickpocket Main entry: ↑pickidiom …

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  • 9 pick somebody off — ˌpick sbˈoff derived (informal) to aim carefully at a person, an animal or an aircraft, especially one of a group, and then shoot them • Snipers were picking off innocent civilians. Main entry: ↑pickderived …

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  • 10 pick somebody's brains — pick sb s ˈbrains idiom (informal) to ask sb a lot of questions about sth because they know more about the subject than you do Main entry: ↑pickidiom …

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  • 11 pick out — verb 1. pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives (Freq. 4) Take any one of these cards Choose a good husband for your daughter She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her • Syn: ↑choose, ↑take,… …

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  • 12 pick up — verb 1. take and lift upward (Freq. 22) • Syn: ↑lift up, ↑gather up • Hypernyms: ↑raise, ↑lift, ↑elevate, ↑get up, ↑bring up …

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  • 13 pick at — verb 1. pluck or pull at with the fingers (Freq. 1) She picked nervously at the buttons of her blouse • Syn: ↑pluck at, ↑pull at • Hypernyms: ↑pull • Verb Frames …

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  • 14 pick off — verb 1. shoot one by one (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑shoot, ↑pip • Verb Frames: Somebody s somebody 2. pull or pull out sharply (Freq. 1) pluck the flowers off the bush …

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  • 15 pick apart — verb find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws The paper criticized the new movie Don t knock the food it s free • Syn: ↑knock, ↑criticize, ↑criticise • Ant: ↑praise ( …

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  • 16 Somebody's Watching Me — Infobox Single Name = Somebody s Watching Me Artist = Rockwell B side = Somebody s Watching Me (Instrumental) from Album = Somebody s Watching Me Released = January 1984 Format = 7 single Cassette tape CD Single Recorded = 1983 Featured = The… …

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  • 17 pick over — verb separate or remove The customer picked over the selection • Syn: ↑sieve out • Hypernyms: ↑choose, ↑take, ↑select, ↑pick out • Verb Frames …

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  • 18 Somebody in the Snow — Infobox Album Name = Somebody in the Snow Type = Album Artist = Jandek Released = 1990 Recorded = Unknown Genre = Blues Rock/ Lounge/Avant garde Length = 40:30 Label = Corwood Industries Producer = Corwood Industries Last album = The Living End… …

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  • 19 pick a pocket — {v. phr.} To steal by removing from the pocket of another. * /While in the train, somebody picked his pocket and took the last dollar he had./ …

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  • 20 pick a pocket — {v. phr.} To steal by removing from the pocket of another. * /While in the train, somebody picked his pocket and took the last dollar he had./ …

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