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Out of all the girls he could have gone out with, he picked me.
She was picked for the school play.
My friends picked me to ask the teacher.
He was on his knees picking crumbs off the carpet.
We cannot pick and choose which laws to obey.
I wanted to pick your brains about this idea I've had.
It was almost impossible to pick holes in his argument.
She picked his proposal to pieces in front of the whole team.
She picked her way across the grass, avoiding the patches of mud.
We certainly picked a winner when we recruited Sally.
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