pick holes in

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pick holes in something

 
1. . and pick something to pieces to criticize something severely; to point out the flaws or fallacies in an argument. The lawyer picked holes in the witness's story. They will pick holes in your argument. Stop picking holes in everything I say!
2. to poke or pinch little holes in something. Look! You've picked holes in the bread! How can I make sandwiches? Who picked holes in the blanket?
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pick holes in something

to find mistakes in something someone has done or said We send the articles out and let other scientists in the same area of study try their best to pick holes in your research.
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pick holes in something

to find mistakes in something someone has done or said, to show that it is not good or not correct The lawyer did her best to pick holes in the witness's statement.
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pick holes in

see under pick apart.
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pick holes in

To seek and discover flaws or a flaw in: picked holes in the argument.
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