pick brains


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pick somebody's brains

also pick somebody's brain
to get information and advice from someone The new kids can pick the brains of guys who have played against these teams before.
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pick somebody's brains

to ask for information or advice from someone who knows more about a subject than you do I'd love to pick your brains about computers - you seem to be the expert around here.
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And when our female ancestors were smart enough to pick brains over brawn when choosing a mate, they inadvertently increased human intelligence by starting an evolutionary selection process that eventually created our powerful brain.
The Kickoff in Manchester, sponsored in part by Brooks Automation and NASA, gave teams the opportunity to meet, make friends and renew old friendships, pick brains, and see the new game for the first time.
He wants to become a football manager one day and he wants to pick brains.
Nicholas said: "Celtic certainly needed a coach of significant quality and I think they are getting that - it will be certainly interesting to see him pick brains with Dick Advocaat next season.