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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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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For Energy's first pick of the night, they selected former Tiger and champion guard for San Miguel in the Asean Basketball League Jeric Fortuna.
4 : the act or opportunity of choosing <I had my pick of flavors.>