Examples of handpick in a Sentence
They run a farm where you can handpick fresh strawberries.
a box of handpicked strawberries
The executive handpicked her successor.
Recent Examples of handpick from the Web
In 1963, Crowe was handpicked to take the lead in a case that quickly captured the nation's attention — the kidnapping of Frank Sinatra's 19-year-old son.
The guests began to introduce themselves and deliver their tales of woe, each one seemingly handpicked to emblematize a different failure of the ACA.
Davis handpicked Del Rio three years ago, to replace Tony Sparano.
Jacqueline Kennedy handpicked historian William Manchester to write the definitive account of her husband’s assassination.
At Budd Shirt Makers, Day-Lewis handpicked a pair of lavender pajamas off the rack—which his character wears in several memorable scenes—as well as a blue pair with red piping.
Instead of inviting 4,000 or so software developers, Facebook has handpicked 300 of its most engaged group moderators.
The class had roughly 20 students, all handpicked by the Swiss from warring nations.
He was handpicked by former President Nelson Mandela to be his heir but lost out Thabo Mbeki, a struggle leader who came to South Africa from exile.
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First Known Use of handpick
Synonymscherry-pick, cull, elect, choose, name, opt (for), pick, prefer, select, single (out), tag, take
Antonymsdecline, refuse, reject, turn down
Related Wordspreselect; appoint, designate, fix, mark, nominate, set, tab, tap; accept, adopt, embrace, espouse; settle (on or upon)
Near Antonymsdisapprove, negative, repudiate, spurn; discard, jettison, throw away, throw out
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