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cherry pickTo position oneself near the opponent's goal to attempt to receive an errant or intentional pass for an easy score, as in basketball or versions of soccer where offsides are not enforced.Rate it:

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cherry pickTo select only the best from a range of options.Rate it:

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cherry-pickTo pick out the best, or most desirable items from a list or group, especially to obtain some advantage or to present something in the best possible light.Rate it:

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bite of the cherryA chance; an attempt at something.Rate it:

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cherry on topAn unnecessary, but welcome, addition to a desirable object or outcomeRate it:

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cherry pickingSelecting only the best from a group or other range of choices.Rate it:

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Chinese cherryUsed other than as an idiom: see Chinese, cherry.Rate it:

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Chinese cherryAny of several species of genus Prunus:Chinese flowering cherry (Prunus cyclamina)Chinese plum-cherry (Prunus humilis)Chinese sour cherry (Prunus pseudocerasus)Chinese dwarf cherry (Prunus tomentosa)Chinese bush cherry (Prunus tomentosa)Rate it:

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Chinese cherryChinese flowering cherry (Prunus cyclamina)Rate it:

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Chinese cherryChinese plum-cherry (Prunus humilis)Rate it:

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Chinese cherryChinese sour cherry (Prunus pseudocerasus)Rate it:

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Chinese cherryChinese dwarf cherry (Prunus tomentosa)Rate it:

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Chinese cherryChinese bush cherry (Prunus tomentosa)Rate it:

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pop someone's cherryTo deflower someone.Rate it:

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pop the cherryTo break the hymen; to lose one's virginity.Rate it:

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pretty please with a cherry on topSynonym of pretty please with sugar on topRate it:

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sour cherryUsed other than as an idiom: see sour, cherry.Rate it:

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sour cherrySpecies of Prunus subg. Cerasus, (cherries), native to much of Europe and southwest Asia, especially, Prunus cerasus, Prunus pseudocerasus, and Prunus cerasoides.Rate it:

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sour cherryThe fruit of these trees, often used for cooking.Rate it:

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sweet cherryUsed other than as an idiom: see sweet, cherry.Rate it:

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sweet cherryPrunus aviumRate it:

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wild cherryUsed other than as an idiom: see wild, cherry.Rate it:

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wild cherryThe uncultivated cherry tree, Prunus avium, native to Europe and western Asia.Rate it:

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wild cherryPrunus serotina of North America.Rate it:

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wild cherryThe fruit of these trees.Rate it:

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captain's pickA decision made by a leader without consulting others.Rate it:

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pick outto remove by pickingRate it:

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pick upTo notice, detect or discern, often used with "on".Rate it:

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pick upTo clean up; to return to an organized state.Rate it:

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pick atTo touch, grab, handle, or pull tentatively or gingerly, using a utensil or one's fingers.Rate it:

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pick holesTo find weaknesses, errors or imperfections (in)Rate it:

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pick upTo collect a passenger.Rate it:

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pick upTo restart or resume.Rate it:

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pick upTo learn, to grasp; to begin to understand.Rate it:

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pick upTo receive.Rate it:

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pick up where you left offto start up again in the very place that one has stopped.Rate it:

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the pick of the litterThe absolute best one has to offer.Rate it:

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pick your battlesonly involve yourself in disputes where you are likely to win.Rate it:

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pick upTo meet and seduce somebody for romantic purposes, especially in a social situation, sometimes used with "on".Rate it:

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pick upTo answer a telephone. See pick up the phone.Rate it:

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pick upTo point out (a person's behaviour, habits or actions),in a critical manner.Rate it:

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pick upTo pay for.Rate it:

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a pick-upA female whom frequents venues where males spend their spare time in billiards, drinking, lounging and where she seeks temporary companionship for ulterior motives.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X, Y, and Z—pick any twoIntroduces three desirable qualities or resources that a person, company or project can not have simultaneously; they will lack one of the three options.Rate it:

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have a bone to pickTo have a complaint or grievance with somebody.Rate it:

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Have a Bone to Pick with YouTo have a complaint and argument about somethingRate it:

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nose-pickTo pick one's nose.Rate it:

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nose-pickTo pick boogers from the nose.Rate it:

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pick apartUsed other than as an idiom: see pick, apart.Rate it:

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pick apartTo review or analyse in great detail(idiomatic, transitive) To criticise (especially small details).Rate it:

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