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cherry-pick
American English: /ˈtʃɛri ˌpɪk/

Translation of cherry-pick in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (candidates/students/proposals)
    elegir los mejores
    Example sentences
    • 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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