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pick and choose

Definition of pick and choose

  1. :  to choose only the best or most appropriate things or people <As one of Hollywood's most successful actors, he's now in a position to pick and choose his roles.> <With so many candidates, we can afford to pick and choose.>



Word by Word Definitions

pickplay
  1. :  to pierce, penetrate, or break up with a pointed instrument

    :  to remove bit by bit

    :  to remove covering or adhering matter from

  1. :  a blow or stroke with a pointed instrument

    :  the act or privilege of choosing or selecting :  choice

    :  the best or choicest one

  1. :  a heavy wooden-handled iron or steel tool pointed at one or both ends — compare mattock

    :  toothpick

    :  picklock

  1. :  to throw or thrust with effort :  hurl

    :  to throw (a shuttle) across the loom

  1. :  the act of pitching or throwing

    :  something thrown

    :  a throw of the shuttle

chooseplay
  1. :  to select freely and after consideration

    :  to decide on especially by vote :  elect

    :  to have a preference for


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