pick out of

pick someone or something out of something

 and pick someone or something out 
1. to lift or pull someone or something out of something. The mother picked her child out of the fray and took him home. I picked out the mushrooms before eating the soup.
2. to select someone or something out of an offering of selections. I picked Jerry out of all the boys in the class. I picked out Jerry.
See also: of, out, pick
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Louis' 1997 first-round pick out of Cal State Northridge was a hit at three levels last season.
The Indians' 15th-round pick out of Sacramento State in 1993 will enter Tuesday's start at Iowa with a 7-0 record and 2.