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cherry-pick

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Definition of cherry-pick in English:

verb

[with object]
Selectively choose (the most beneficial or profitable items, opportunities, etc.) from what is available: the company should buy the whole airline and not just cherry-pick its best assets
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  • We don't want someone coming in and cherry-picking the profitable routes; what happens to the really fragile lifeline services then?
  • He added that the government had already allowed private firms to cherry-pick profitable work.
  • While Scotland will be able to cherry-pick the best aspects of this US experience, there will be a different emphasis because of the strength of the voluntary sector.

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