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pick (someone's)

To explore another's ideas through questioning.
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The rat-faced one now called to the men who had remained at the boat, and they came slowly up the bank carrying picks and shovels.
From the grass roots down," he muttered in an awestricken voice, as he swung his pick into the yielding surface.
Again he climbed the slide, but this time he climbed higher, carrying the pick and shovel with him.
Saxon could not see the cause of all this, but she could guess when she saw the larger boys rush to the gutter, pick up stones, and sneak into the alleys between the houses.
They came compactly, as if with discipline, while behind, disorderly, yelling confusedly, stooping to pick up rocks, were seventy-five or a hundred of the striking shopmen.
Then the iron of the picks struck upon the hard bed of the soil; a kind of rock formed of petrified shells, very dry, very solid, and which the picks could with difficulty penetrate.
When this work was accomplished, the miners resumed their picks and cut away the rock from underneath the wheel itself, taking care to support it as they advanced upon blocks of great thickness.
The sounds of the picks against the rock, the bursting of mines, the grinding of the machines, the wreaths of smoke scattered through the air, traced around Stones Hill a circle of terror which the herds of buffaloes and the war parties of the Seminoles never ventured to pass.
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The system will allocate product to boxes either by volume or by definable product size that means the most appropriate box size is used to pick each order.
Adrian Hayward was performing professionally around his area of South West England and he found that he was always struggling with where to store his pick for easy retrieval during performances.
Hearing my name called on ESPN, being the sixth pick.
If 3 decides to set a screen for 1, the play may wind up with a pick and roll between 1 and 3.
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