pick someone's brain/brains

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: to talk to someone in order to get helpful information or advice Do you have a moment? I need to pick your brain about a little situation that has come up.

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“Pick someone's brain/brains.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pick%20someone%27s%20brain%2Fbrains. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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