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English verb: pick off

1. pick off (social) shoot one by one


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)pip, shoot

2. pick off (contact) pull or pull out sharply


SamplesPluck the flowers off the bush.


Synonymspluck, pull off, tweak


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)draw, force, pull


Narrower (hyponym)tweeze


Verb groupdraw away, draw off, pull off









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