pick someone's pocket

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Definition of pick someone's pocket

: to steal money or objects from someone's pocket or purse One of the boys distracted her while the other picked her pocket.

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“Pick someone's pocket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pick%20someone%27s%20pocket. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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