Pick a Fight

Also: Pick fights Pick a quarrel Pick an argument Meaning of Idiom ‘Pick a Fight (with somebody)’ To pick a fight is to intentionally start an argument or quarrel with someone; to look for oppurtunities to quarrel or argue. 1Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms]. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of … Read more

Pick of the Litter

Meaning of Idiom ‘Pick of the Litter’ When something (or someone) is the pick of the litter it is the best of a group. 1 Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. Examples Of Use “Isn’t it a little early to go looking for yard sales?” asked Karen. “I like to get to them … Read more

Pick and Choose

Meaning of Idiom Pick and Choose: to carefully select or choose the best, most desirable, or appropriate option from among a number of options; to be choosy when making a decision about alternatives.  1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,3Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The … Read more