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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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