take (one's) pick of (someone or something)

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take (one's) pick of (someone or something)

To select whatever or whichever one wants from a group or collection of people or things. I got to take my pick of parking spaces because I got to school so early. You're the first person who's come to see the puppies, so you can take your pick of the litter. So many people have applied to the position that we'll be able to take our pick of project managers.
See also: of, pick, take

take one's pick of someone or something

to be able to have one's choice of someone or something. Can I take my pick of anyone in the group? Please take your pick of desserts.
See also: of, pick, take
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The robbers raided the boys club in the shadow of Hearts' Tynecastle ground in Edinburgh and took their pick of the prizes from a fund-raising raffle.
defence, and defensive linemen were in hot demand as the NFL teams took their pick of the top college players.
They carefully worked their way through the house to an upstairs room where they took their pick of Jerry's gems.