Example sentences for: pickings

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

  • Thursday marks the official beginning of sweeps month, and so there are some rich pickings.

  • He had had girlfriends before, but after three years in the desert town of Del Rio, Texas, he joked to a friend, "it was slim pickings."

  • A drawling official said these fugitives were not experienced in the back country, so they would be easy pickings.

  • Only a strategic marriage to a Spaniard or a Frenchman will mollify all factions, her advisers insist, but the pickings prove dismal.

  • ' Some of it is Australian underworld slang: fruit for the sideboard `easy pickings,' tank a `safe,' track `prison warder who carries contraband messages or goods out of or into a prison for a prisoner.

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