Definition of pick on phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


pick on

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

    pick on somebody


    pick on something

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  1. 1to treat somebody unfairly, by blaming, criticizing or punishing them She was picked on by the other girls because of her size.
  2. 2to choose somebody/something He picked on two of her statements which he said were untrue.
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