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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theypick through
he/she/itpicks through
present participlepicking through
past tensepicked through
past participlepicked through
  1. pick through something to search through a collection of things in order to find something

    They are picking through the ruins, searching for survivors.

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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