Example sentences for: picks

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

  • The stage hypnotist, who appears to be controlling his subjects, first enlists their cooperation by asking for volunteers, and then picks subjects who can use hypnosis easily.

  • "GOP Picks a Budget Fight," announced the Post , citing the Republicans' "deliberate provocations" and "confrontation strategy."

  • … A faux-profile picks a man of the millennium: "With his cartwheeling intellect and generous heart; with his revolutionary brain and conservative gut ...

  • A statement that successfully picks its way across this dangerous terrain is said to exhibit an economy of truth , and a person who has uttered such a statement is said to have been economical with the truth . These characterizations, too, were originally conferred with a sense of professional appreciation (I first heard them on the lips of some Jesuit friends), but they have also been pulled out of truth's orbit and into the atmosphere of mendacity.

  • We know that when it comes to TV, everyone's a critic, so we invite you to send your picks, pans, and flames to culturebox@slate.com . We don't promise to reply to each and every one of you.

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