pick on someone your own size

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pick on someone your own size

To harass, bully, or fight someone who is big, strong, or skilled enough to put up a fair fight. Often issued as a direct challenge or invitation for that person to fight oneself instead. Hey, that kid's, like, five years younger than you—why don't you pick on someone your own size! Our law firm is going to represent this group of customers pro bono. If these giant corporations think they can walk all over common folk, it's about time they picked on someone their own size.
See also: on, own, pick, size, someone
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

pick on someone your own size

 and pick on somebody your own size
to abuse someone who is big enough to fight back. Go pick on somebody your own size! Wilbur should leave his little brother alone and pick on someone his own size.
See also: on, own, pick, size
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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