the pick of the bunch


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pick of the bunch

The best or most ideal option in a group. Matt is the pick of the bunch, so we need to make sure he ends up on our team. I know you think that puppy is too small, but to me he's just the pick of the bunch!
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the pick of the ˈbunch

(informal) the best example of a group of people or things: This Australian wine is the pick of the bunch.
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Pound for pound that is probably going to be the pick of the bunch. It will average 32.4mpg, the gearbox in auto mode is smooth as silk and used manually it is rapid fire - although it will leave you wondering why there are eight gears.
Current Album Welcome to Jamrock is the pick of the bunch and well worth it's two recent Grammies.
The diesel is the pick of the bunch - it's quiet, quick and has excellent mid-range flexibility for safe overtaking plus potential economy of 53.3mpg in mixed driving.
It was no surprise when Kerry Jones applied a simple tap- inf or goal number three on 53 minutes and she struck the pick of the bunch later on, this time with a 25-yards special from the right.
CHILDREN showed they were the pick of the bunch when they launched a healthy eating project.
Stopper William Kinniburgh, at only 17, was thrust into the first team last season and produced better than decent displays while James McFadden is the pick of the bunch. The 20-year-old showed great poise and assurance in midfield.
The pick of the bunch was James Whitaker's splendid "100 Things One Never Knew About The Queen Mum" full of fascinating insights like "she enjoys a game of billiards" (Fact 33) and that "she's a card- carrying member of the Smithfield Meat Porters' Union" (Fact 38).
And the pick of the bunch is none other than a rare pink bloom named after The Birmingham Post.
Gary Hooper is Totesport's 10-3 favourite to grab the opener but Anthony Stokes netted six times against the Dons last season and is perhaps the pick of the bunch to score first at 4-1 with Betdaq.
Benitez has made significant additions to his squad this summer, with the pounds 20million capture of striker Robbie Keane from Tottenham the pick of the bunch.
STEWART SMITH drove the 1.4 petrol, and 1.3 and 1.7 diesel three-door and the pick of the bunch was the 1.3 CDTi diesel which felt just right.
We've had a great response - with a monster pumpkin and a massive Brussels sprout proving to be the pick of the bunch so far.
Roque Junior, a World Cup-winner with Brazil, is the pick of the bunch, joining Cameroon international Salomon Olembe along with French quartet Cyril Chapuis, Didier Domi, Zoumana Camaraand Lamine Sakho.
But after that Wolves keeper Michael Oakes kept his team in the game with a string of superb saves, the pick of the bunch coming from Efe Sodje's header.
The pounds 23,595 1.5dCi 110 could be the pick of the bunch with excellent fuel economy of 56.5mpg and dual-clutch automatic transmis-sion.