choose or select
take up, remove, pull away , with the fingers
take up or remove sth separately or bit by bit using the fingers, a beak, a pointed instrument, etc.
remove unwanted pieces from, especially with a finger or a pointed instrument
right of selecting; choice
the best of sth
heavy tool with an iron head having two pointed ends, used for breading up hard surfaces; small sharp-pointed instrument
"he was my pick for mayor"
"he sent the first picking of berries to the market"
"it was the biggest peach pick in years"
"the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War"
"he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks"
"they used picks and sledges to break the rocks"
"he was called for setting an illegal pick"
"your choice of colors was unfortunate"
"you can take your pick"
"She finally picked her successor"
"He picked his way carefully"
"Don't always pick on your little brother"
"pick a fight or a quarrel"
"pick meat from a bone"
"Clean the turkey"
"pick up the tab"
"pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"
"foot the bill"
"he plucked the strings of his mandolin"
"Pick open the ice"
"He pieced at the sandwich all morning"
"She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles"
Small picks..used by modern archaeologists.
出自： J. A. Michener
A short-handled pick..to loosen the earth.
出自： J. G. Farrell
The picks of the miners long ago.
出自： J. Gardam
A pick of meat on Feastdays.
出自： Austin Clarke
They didn't take a pick of notice.
出自： W. Trevor
He picked his Nose, which..is neither graceful nor royal.
出自： M. Coke
You were picking your teeth with a..straw.
出自： G. Naylor
I spent days picking and choosing before deciding on the wallpaper and curtains.
我挑选壁纸和窗帘用了好几天的时间。 pick and choose to-v
Some people pick and choose to get something perfect.
杰斯林上学时经常扒窃。 pick and steal sth
The purse has been picked and stolen from my pocket.
The sick man picked at the blanket.
病人拉扯着毯子。 pick at sb
Leave the child alone; you're always picking at her.
I wish she would stop picking at the little girl so much.
Why are you always picking at the poor child?
She'd been picked at so often by parents and teachers that she didn't know how to behave.
家长和老师经常对她求全责备,她简直不知怎么办才好。 pick at sth
She only picked at her food.
The sick boy was only picking at his food.
I think something must be worrying Dade; he has only picked at his food for the last two days.
He never feels hungry and just picks at his food.
You mustn't pick the bananas from others' tree.
He picked a pen from the ground.
他从地上捡起一支钢笔。 pick sb/sth from sb/sth
Imes picked Rose from all the beautiful girls in the school to be a model.
Don't just sit there picking holes in your meat with your fork, get on with your dinner!
The bird picked a hole in the ice with its beak.
The insecticide might harm the flowers.Let's pick off the insects by hand.
杀虫剂可能会伤害花朵。我们用手把虫捉下来吧。 pick sb ⇔ off
A sniper behind the bushes picked off three of our men.
We picked off the officers first, so as to throw the attack into confusion.
The teacher always picks on her to translate the long passages.
Why should you pick on me to do the chores?
She wondered why we had picked on that small room to work in.
I was picked on to announce the bad news.
偏偏选中我去宣布这个坏消息。 pick on sb
Why pick on me every time?
They always pick on her when anything goes wrong.
She felt that her parents were picking on her.
Stop picking on me or I'll tell father.
In the assignment of various sorts of work, none of them felt as if they were being picked on.
This special blade on the boy's knife is for picking stones out of horses' feet.
男孩子这把刀上的特殊刀刃是用来剔除嵌在马蹄上的石头的。 pick sb/sth ⇔ out
Let's pick out the bad potatoes from the basket.
He is going with me to help me pick out a color TV set.
My wife is going with me to help me pick out a new suit.
Have you picked out the movie you want to see?
I'm going to pick out a few books to send to some friends.
It's not easy to pick out the best actors for this play, because they're all so good.
The architect has to pick out a new site for his building.
He picked out the ripest peach.
We must pick out the enemy's weakest units for attack.
That pile on the left are the ones that have been picked out for the library.
The pile of books on the shelf is picked out for you by the teacher.
书架上那堆书是老师替你们挑选的。 pick sb/sth ⇔ out
The police asked the witness to pick out the murderer from four suspects.
The witness picked out the thief from a crowd of men.
He picked out a friend's face in the crowd.
Counsel stated that the accused had been picked out by two different people at an identity parade.
Her house is easily picked out from the rest; it has a large black gate.
她的住宅很容易和其他的区别开来,它有一个黑色的大门。 pick sth ⇔ out
I picked out the meaning of the passage.
Can you pick out the operatic arias quoted in this orchestral passage?
你能听出这段管弦乐曲里有歌剧式的咏叹调吗? pick sth ⇔ out
The design was picked out in the bright red.
The actors' and actresses' costume was picked out by the spotlights.
男女演员的服装在聚光灯照耀下显得十分显眼。 pick out the tune
As soon as she'd sung the first verse, he picked out the tune on the piano.
She picked up the ashtray and put it on the table.
Facer dropped his pen and bent to pick it up, causing a sharp pain in his back.
On hearing the news through the telephone she picked up her kit and dashed out of the door.
I picked up your bag by mistake.
The telephone rang just as I was about to pick up the receiver.
I would have picked it up if I had noticed it.
我如果看见的话,我早就把它捡起来了。 pick sb/sth ⇔ up
While driving to Edinburgh he picked up two students who were hitching a lift.
The bus stopped several times to pick up passengers.
I'll pick you up at your place at eight o'clock.
Please wait at the school gate.John will pick you up there.
It's not safe to travel by standing at the roadside hoping to be picked up by passing motorists.
The boy is picked up in a lifeboat.
小男孩被救上了救生艇。 pick up
His spirits picked up.
他的精神振作起来了。 pick oneself up
When the child fell off her bicycle, she picked herself up, got back on and rode away .
Pick yourself up and brush yourself down.
After the failure of his business, he had to pick himself up and start all over again.
他的生意失败后,他不得不振作起来,一切重新开始。 pick up
The speed of the train began to pick up.
The car began to pick up the moment the vehicle got onto the motorway.
The engine coughed for a few minutes, then picked up, and soon we were on our way.
Let's see how fast you can pick up from a standing start.
看看你站着起跑后能加速多快。 pick sth ⇔ up
Soon after the train left the station, it began to pick up speed.
The car picks up speed with just a touch of the accelerator.
The teacher told her singing class to pick up the tempo; the class did well after her.
老师叫全班同学加快节拍唱歌,大家跟着她唱得很好。 pick up
Children, it's time to pick up and have supper.
I refuse to pick up after children who are old enough to keep their own things in order.
我不愿替那些能料理自己东西的大孩子们收拾房间。 pick sth ⇔ up
“What are you doing?”“I'm picking up my room.”
“你在做什么呢?”“我在收拾屋子。”Pick up your room before you go out, please.请在离开之前整理好房间。
Please pick up all your toys when you've finished playing.
Let's pick up everything on the floor and get the room tidy before we go out.
It's time to pick up tools and go home.
The room must be picked up before the guests arrive.
这个房间在客人到达之前必须收拾出来。 pick up
The peasants were picking up in the field.
农民们在田里翻地。 pick sth ⇔ up
The man was picking up the ground very hard.
The frozen ground will have to be picked up by hand before machine digging can begin.
这冻土必须挖过后才能用掘土机掘土。 pick sth ⇔ up
He picked up Japanese while living in Japan.
I don't know where my children have picked up those rude words!
Haas has never had a French teacher; he picked up the language by himself.
Jacelin served no formal apprenticeship in car mechanics; he just picked it up at the garage where he works.
It is said that the essentials of Esperanto can be picked up in a few lessons.
据说上几次课就能掌握世界语的基本要领。 pick sth ⇔ up
Where did you pick up that book?I've been trying to get it for weeks!
Where did you pick up that lovely vase?
My friend knows where he can pick up a good used car for you at a very reasonable price.
If Mother picks up a temporary job, they'll stop our welfare money.
You can always pick up new ideas if you keep your eyes open.
She tried to pick up a humble living by selling baskets that she had made by hand.
Car factory workers can pick up good wages, especially with overtime.
Besides his regular wages, the chauffeur picks up money in tips.
My radio can pick up London very clearly.
I picked up Fujian on the radio last night.
They can pick up a lot of stations on this radio set.
This powerful radio can pick up stations from halfway round the world.
The searchers at last picked up a signal from the crashed plane.
These new electric buses pick up their power from overhead wires.
John suggested to his companions that a few shillings might be picked up by running errands for the neighbours.
An intruding enemy plane was picked up by our radar installations.
我方雷达发现了一架入侵敌机。 pick sth ⇔ up
He must have picked up a cold; he's begun to sniffle.
He has picked up some bad habits at that club.
I don't want to pick up any bad habits from those people.
我不想从那些人那里染上任何坏习惯。 pick sb/sth ⇔ up
The police picked the man up for burglary.
He was implicated in a murder, and sooner or later they would pick him up.
The police picked the burglar up as he was leaving the house.
They picked Eby up from a battlefield and sold him as a slave.
His ears are so sensitive that they can pick up very faint sounds from a long way away .
The trained dogs soon picked up the smell of the creature that they were hunting.
He is picked up on a charge of killing a man.
The fleeing culprit was picked up within twenty-four hours.
The escaped prisoners were picked up by the police only a short distance from the prison.
那些逃犯就在离监狱不远的地方被警方捕获。 pick up
It looks as if the weather may pick up soon.
When is the weather going to pick up?It's been bad for weeks.
Business is at last beginning to pick up.
The hotel business always picks up in summer.
Trade has been picking up again since the winter.
He seemed to pick up quickly after his fever went down.
He has picked up slowly since he came out of hospital.
他自出院以来,身体恢复得很慢。 pick sb/sth ⇔ up
The writer's personal appearance picked up the sales of the book considerably.
This medicine will help to pick up your health.
这种药物能帮助你恢复健康。 pick up
The engine sputtered and seemed about to cut out; then it picked up again.
We'll pick up where we finished yesterday.
Let's pick up where we left off before our coffee break.
咱们从喝咖啡休息之前停下的地方重新开始。 pick sth ⇔ up
He picked up the story where he had left it the day before.
Because I had not studied for some years, it was difficult trying to pick up the threads again.
We lost the animal's track for some time, but picked it up further ahead.
It's difficult to pick up the thread of a conversation when it has been interrupted.
They met after five years, and picked up their friendship as if there had been no interruption.
分别了5年之后他们又重逢了,继续发展他们之间的友谊,就像他们从未分离过。 pick up
This sort of match picks up easily.
这种火柴容易点燃。 pick sb ⇔ up
I picked up this girl on the train and I'm going to meet her again tonight.
They happened to pick up each other in a park yesterday.
I think she picked him up at a dance.
Some men go to dances just to see if they can pick up a girl for the night.
Mother told Cage not to walk home by herself from the party because some strangers might try to pick her up.
The policeman took the woman to the police station for picking up men outside the hotel.
警察把那个在旅馆外面拉男人的女人带到警察局去。 pick up with sb
Where did you pick up with that queer fellow?
She's picked up with some peculiar people.
她勾搭上一些不三不四的人。 pick sb/sth ⇔ up
While reading this book,I have picked up twenty-five printing mistakes.
I'm always having to pick up the children for rude behaviour.
我不得不一再纠正孩子们的无礼举动。 pick up the bill
They offered to pick up the bill for all the expenses of the trip.
It is the custom for the new wife's father to pick up the bill for the wedding.
The government should pick up the bill for the damaged ship.
政府应该为那艘受损船只承担付款的责任。 pick up the gauntlet
He's said you can't possibly finish in time. Are you going to pick up the gauntlet?
他说你未必能按时完成,你打算接受他的挑战吗? pick up the pieces
If you fail now, who will pick up the pieces?
We must pick up the pieces of our political defeat, and start working towards the next election.
Their lives were shattered by the tragedy and they are still trying to pick up the pieces.
Haas had a rep for picking up on any information that might turn to be useful some day.
我在公园里和玛丽偶然相识。 pick a bone〔fight,quarrel〕 with sb
Facer picked a bone with Haas this morning.
He picked a fight with his classmate.
Eby's going through a tiresome stage, always picking fights with his brother for no reason at all.
When he gets a little drunk, he begins to pick a quarrel with whoever is at hand.
That dog will pick a quarrel with anyone he meets.
误 We picked up apples at his orchard.
正 We picked apples at his orchard.
误 It took Mary a long time to pick up a new dress at the store.
正 It took Mary a long time to pick out a new dress at the store.
析 表示从很多东西中“挑选出”应该说pick out。
误 When she went shopping yesterday, she had her pocket stolen.
正 When she went shopping yesterday, she had her pocket picked.
析 steal pocket是指把口袋偷走, pick pocket才是指扒窃口袋中的东西。
误 She saw a wallet lying on the ground and picked up it.
正 She saw a wallet lying on the ground and picked it up.
误 He picked the old man's hat up and dusted it.
正 He picked up the old man's hat and dusted it.
析 pick up表示“拾起,捡起”,是“ v.+adv. ”型短语。当宾语是代词时,习惯上把代词放在pick与up之间; 当宾语是名词时,一般放在pick up之后。