handpick

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handpick(
hahnd
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pihk
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to choose people)
a. seleccionar cuidadosamente
The general handpicked his best soldiers to carry about the mission.El general seleccionó cuidadosamente a los mejores soldados para llevar a cabo la misión.
b. elegir personalmente
Despite criticism that it wasn't democratic, the president handpicked his successor.A pesar de las críticas de que el procedimiento no era democrático, el presidente eligió personalmente a su sucesor.
2. (to pick produce)
a. escoger
The workers handpick the best apples before opening the orchard to the public.Los obreros escogen las mejores manzanas antes de abrir el huerto al público.
b. cosechar a mano
The grapes were handpicked in California.Las uvas fueron cosechadas a mano en California.
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handpick
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (fruit, vegetables)
a. escoger
2. (people, team)
a. seleccionar cuidadosamente
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