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?
See also: hole, pick

pick holes in

see under pick apart.
See also: hole, pick

pick holes in

To seek and discover flaws or a flaw in: picked holes in the argument.
See also: hole, pick