Example sentences for: picked

How can you use “picked” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Under-researched and perfunctory (no editor or reporter wants this unrewarding, time-consuming assignment), tending toward hyperbole (once a writer has picked things to preview, he has to justify his choices), previews nonetheless provide a valuable service.

  • When enough Americans serve in uniform or when their slang is picked up by the news media as it was in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, it spreads to the general slang lexicon.

  • Resistant clones were picked for expansion and characterization.

  • As further encouragement for the 200 or so followers they have picked up already, the consortium schools have given their graduates Palm organizers, paid for companies to help with their billing, and offered free legal research and even yoga and meditation classes, almost anything to help make life a little easier for those trying to hang out their shingles.

  • Early on, he makes Dunph seem a tad stupid, but when he's picked up hitchhiking by Jane and her rich parents, you glimpse the sneaky undercurrents of his rube act.

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