pick of

the pick of (something)

The best or most impressive of a group. We only use the pick of the crop when selecting ingredients for a premium range of soups. We're asking for people to submit their artwork, and the pick of the bunch will win a VIP trip to New York City.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

pick of something

the best of the group. This playful puppy is the pick of the whole lot. These potatoes are the pick of the crop.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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