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pick

US [pɪk]
UK [pɪk]
  • v.选择;挑选;摘;采
  • n.选择;挑选;精华;选中的人(或物)
  • Web采摘;拾取;拨片
Simple Present:picks  Present Participle:picking  Past Tense:picked  
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v.
1.
[t]
选择;挑选to choose sb/sth from a group of people or things
Pick a number from one to twenty.
从一至二十中挑选一个数。
She picked the best cake for herself.
她为自己挑了一块最好的蛋糕。
He picked his words carefully.
他用词细心谨慎。
Have I picked a bad time to talk to you?
我是不是挑了个不恰当的时间跟你谈话?
He has been picked to play in this week's game.
他已入选参加本周的比赛。
2.
[t]
~ sth
采;摘to take flowers, fruit, etc. from the plant or the tree where they are growing
to pick grapes
摘葡萄
flowers freshly picked from the garden
刚从花园采的鲜花
to go blackberry picking
去采黑莓
3.
[t]
(用手指)摘掉,剔除,掐去to pull or remove sth or small pieces of sth from sth else, especially with your fingers
She picked bits of fluff from his sweater.
她摘掉他毛衣上的绒毛。
He picked the nuts off the top of the cake.
他把蛋糕上面的果仁拿掉。
to pick your nose(= put your finger inside your nose to remove dried mucus )
抠鼻子
to pick your teeth(= use a small sharp piece of wood to remove pieces of food from your teeth)
剔牙
The dogs picked the bones clean(= ate all the meat from the bones) .
狗把骨头啃得干干净净。
IDM
You have to take any job you can get─you can't pick and choose.
你只能有什么工作就干什么,不能挑三拣四了。
pick and choose
挑拣;精挑细选to choose only those things that you like or want very much
You have to take any job you can get─you can't pick and choose.
你只能有什么工作就干什么,不能挑三拣四了。
pick sbs brains
(informal)
讨教;请教;不断地问(以向别人学习)to ask sb a lot of questions about sth because they know more about the subject than you do
pick a fight/quarrel (with sb)
找茬儿;找麻烦;挑衅to deliberately start a fight or an argument with sb
It was easy to pick holes in his arguments.
找他论据中的漏洞很容易。
pick holes in sth
挑刺儿;挑毛病;找漏洞to find the weak points in sth such as a plan, suggestion, etc.
It was easy to pick holes in his arguments.
找他论据中的漏洞很容易。
pick a lock
(用铁丝等)捅开锁to open a lock without a key, using sth such as a piece of wire
pick sbs pocket
扒窃;掏包儿to steal sth from sb's pocket without them noticing
The company picked up the tab for his hotel room.
公司为他付旅馆费。
The government will continue to pick up college fees for some students.
政府将继续替一些学生缴纳学费。
pick up the bill, tab, etc. (for sth)
(informal)
付账to pay for sth
The company picked up the tab for his hotel room.
公司为他付旅馆费。
The government will continue to pick up college fees for some students.
政府将继续替一些学生缴纳学费。
You cannot live your children's lives for them; you can only be there to pick up the pieces when things go wrong.
你不能替孩子过活,只能在出现问题时帮忙解决。
pick up the pieces
(使)恢复;补救;收拾残局to return or to help sb return to a normal situation, particularly after a shock or a disaster
You cannot live your children's lives for them; you can only be there to pick up the pieces when things go wrong.
你不能替孩子过活,只能在出现问题时帮忙解决。
pick up speed
加速to go faster
pick up the threads
恢复原状to return to an earlier situation or way of life after an interruption
She picked her way delicately over the rough ground.
她小心翼翼地在高低不平的地面上行走。
pick your way (across, along, among, over, through sth)
择路而行;小心看着路行走to walk carefully, choosing the safest, driest, etc. place to put your feet
She picked her way delicately over the rough ground.
她小心翼翼地在高低不平的地面上行走。
pick a winner
认定胜利者(如赛马中)to choose a horse, etc. that you think is most likely to win a race
(informal)
挑选得当;选得很准to make a very good choice
n.
— see also
ice pick
,
toothpick
1.
[sing]
挑选;选择an act of choosing sth
Take your pick(= choose) .
自己选吧。
The winner gets first pick of the prizes.
获胜者可先挑奖品。
2.
[c]
(informal)
选中的人(或物)a person or thing that is chosen
She was his pick for best actress.
她是他选中的最佳女演员。
3.
[sing]
the ~ of sth
精品;精华;最好的东西the best thing or things in a group
We're reviewing the pick of this month's new books.
我们正在做本月的精品新书评介。
I think we got the pick of the bunch(= the best in the group) .
我认为我们得到了其中的极品。

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