How to use Pick in a sentence
You'd better call one of the girls to pick you up.
No. I only wanted to pick up a few pictures and pay some bills.
I'll soon pick it up.
As it was, the kids might pick up on her fear and emulate.
I can pick you up at the hospital after work and we can spend the night up there.Advertisement
We could stop by and pick her up.
And you didn't pick them?
There's a bunch of run away kids; I could try to pick the most likely but none of them look promising.
Someone will have to pick her up at the airport, but she can stay with Jonathan at the house.
I'll tell Howard to get everything together and you can drop by to pick it up next week.Advertisement
The only thing he had to say to me was that I should get you or Julia to pick me up.
We'll pick you up.
Oh, he lets me pet him now, but he doesn't want me to pick him up.
Connie is taking me by to pick it up.
Too bad you couldn't pick where your dream would take you.Advertisement
When Sarah learned of her plan to go to the house and pick up some things, she insisted there was no reason to stay.
She could pick them up on the way back.
I figured he would pick up on things I wouldn't.
No. You list cases and we pick and choose.
She retrieved the clothing, judging that Sofi had been the one to pick the original clothes out.Advertisement
She can't pick up anything past this point.
Patrons can choose to dine outside on the back porch, order carry out or pick up a frozen meal to go from the freezer case.
He was getting paid a percentage just to pick up the artwork and deliver it to my broker.
He left us kids to fend for ourselves and now he thinks he can come back and pick up where he left off.
He can pick it up next weekend.Advertisement
Which did you pick, Marian?
She motioned for me to pick up the extension which I did.
All you have to do is pick up, and I'll answer.
She could almost see him standing before his mirror practicing the line before going to the bars to pick up chicks.
Then, thinking better of her quick response, she began to pick at her fingernails.Advertisement
They stuck around, pretending to pick up glasses and snack plates while the Dawkins four quarreled, oblivious to their presence.
The Deans shared a subdued silence as they boarded the Jeep to pick up their guest at the Beaumont.
Cynthia answered but quickly motioned for Dean to pick up the extension.
There's lots of reasons those records don't pick up a death but it would be nice to see it listed there.
Carmen called Mums, who said she would come over and pick up Destiny.Advertisement
Destiny squealed and when Alex turned to look at her, she lifted her arms for him to pick her up.
You really should pick some losers once in a while to skirt suspicion.
You don't pick losing start-ups to invest in, why aren't they after you?
Connor said he would be by to pick her up in an hour.
Okay, I'll pick you up at seven then.Advertisement
Sarah started to pick up clothes and put them back in the cavernous, walk-in closet.
Everyone can pick their own toppings.
All right, why don't I pick you up at seven?
Well, you'll just have to give me my pick of your cars while this one is repaired.
I helped Jackson pick out some suits a while back… how did they fit?Advertisement
I asked his permission, and he helped me pick out the rings.
Connor moved to pick up Jackson, but she stopped him.
He tossed the picture on the desk and leaned forward to pick up the letter.
They completed the morning chores and then Katie headed out to pick up her brother at the airport.
I'll pick you up in the morning.Advertisement
If you're trying to pick a fight, have after it.
Late Friday evening she was returning from the barn when he drove into the yard in a white Dodge Ram Pick up.
Had he seen Josh pick her up?
Brady could've lost it in the river, but she should still pick up some electromagnetic fluctuation, if he was anywhere except the bottom of the river.
I told him for years to take notes so our other scientists can pick up wherever he left off.
She reached the place where the food cubes had landed, bending to pick them up in case she needed them later.
Kris! Form up with us. Rhyn's slow on his left. Pick up his slack.
The sun was beating down on me as I sat on the stoop waiting for Mrs. Armstrong to pick me up.
Pick up a copy of your schedule as you head out.
I'm still scared to death to pick up the phone," she said, and added, "Please, call me Cynthia," when he addressed her more formally.
Dean planned to send a patrol car by later to pick up some clothes but his trip home passed within a block of Parsons Street and on an impulse, he drove by the building.
Fred began to pick cat hairs from his blue suit.
Your buddy is being a little coy but he's hung around the wrong people long enough to pick up some information.
No one can follow the car and beat the pick up to the spot— it happens too quickly.
On the spur of the moment you pick up the suitcases, put them in your trunk, and drive off.
Dean was halfway out to 156 Maid Marian Lane before it dawned on him he'd neglected to pick up his just-in-case change of clothes.
I just came over to pick up a sweater for her.
I won't pick it up if I'm alone.
The ball game was a lapper and Dean began to pick over a stack of magazines in a rack by the sofa.
And don't bother asking how I'm going to pick out a guy I've never seen from 2,000 bicyclists.
Someone has to feed Mrs. Lincoln, pick up the paper and the mail...
Dean still managed to pick out eleven riders he considered could possibly be Jeffrey Byrne.
It seems he was in Europe someplace and didn't sign up for the tour in advance so he stopped by Cortez just to see if he could pick up a last minute cancellation.
I called to find out if you needed me to pick up anything at the store on the way home.
I went by the house to pick up a picture and Brutus came to the house with blood on his muzzle.
When either of us falls, the other will pick them up again, and then we'll go on together.
Alex is coming over to pick me up so we can ride this morning.
Why did Alex pick someone like that?
I was only there long enough to pick up some pictures.
Do you want me to drive you to the airport tomorrow and pick you up Sunday?
He sure likes to pick them young.
She wanted to know if I could pick the boys up from the sitter tonight.
Katie had offered to take her to the airport to pick up the car after he left.
Carmen can stay with you while I go pick up your sister.
Lori was still asleep, so Alex and Carmen went to the store to pick up a few things for them.
He's in Europe trying to figure out how to pick up the pieces, Damian said.
Why did you pick this one to torment?
He focused on his senses to pick up the location of the Other that had been in the wine cellar.
And he won't pick ours, Jenn, Jonny continued.
Darian saw the hard look on Jonny's face as the Black God bent down to pick up the Oracle.
Katie had helped her pick out the dress.
It was much more fun watching you two than it would have been having you pick me up off the floor repeatedly.
She might as well pick up the children.
Do you need someone to pick you up at the airport?
That out of the way, she left to pick up the children.
I'll pick you up when you're done.
The sense-development in this case is very obscure, and the name of the measure is found much earlier than "peck" as a variant form of "pick."
Two steel tube ribs at each end of spar carry main power unit and landing gear pick up points.
And with three disks full of tracks, where can you begin to pick an standout.
I think I shall keep this Wizard until a new Sorcerer is ready to pick, for he seems quite skillful and may be of use to us.
I forced her out of the chair and made her pick it up.
When the children saw the trees all aglow with brilliant colors they clapped their hands and shouted for joy, and immediately began to pick great bunches to take home.
When I was building, one of these had its nest underneath the house, and before I had laid the second floor, and swept out the shavings, would come out regularly at lunch time and pick up the crumbs at my feet.
A little flock of these titmice came daily to pick a dinner out of my woodpile, or the crumbs at my door, with faint flitting lisping notes, like the tinkling of icicles in the grass, or else with sprightly day day day, or more rarely, in spring-like days, a wiry summery phe-be from the woodside.
He had arranged this for himself so as to visit his neglected estates at the same time and pick up his son Anatole where his regiment was stationed, and take him to visit Prince Nicholas Bolkonski in order to arrange a match for him with the daughter of that rich old man.
Nastasya Ivanovna dismounted to pick it up.
And then I can paddle over to town nights, and slink around and pick up things I want.
Seafood specialties line the menu and you can pick your own lobster or crab right out of the tank.
Pick up some food to go, and create your own picnic on or off the trail.
In the earliest the conductor was represented by long metal wires, supported by silk or other insulating material, and left to pick up the air's potential.
Various species among those that are predaceous attack smaller insects, hunt in packs crustaceans larger than themselves, insert their narrow heads into snail-shells to pick out and devour the occupants, or pursue slugs and earthworms underground.
The water cranes or towers which are placed at intervals along the railway to supply the engines with water require similar care in regard to the quality of the water laid on to them, as also to the water troughs, or track tanks as they are called in America, by which engines are able to pick up water without stopping.
They pick up superficial acquirements with astonishing ease, but seem to be incapable of mastering any subject.
We are trying to pick out those articles ath are really great and exemplary in the 1911.
Snares of another type consisting of a tangled mass of threads amongst which the spiders pick their way with ease, but which are impassable to insects, are spun by members of the Theridiidae and Pholcidae; but by common consent the so-called orbicular web, so characteristic of the Argyopidae but by no means confined to them, is regarded as manifesting the greatest perfection of instinct in snare-spinning.
It is difficult to get the hands to work until the cotton is fully opened, and it is hard to induce them to pick over ioo lb a day, though some expert hands are found in every cotton plantation who can pick twice as much.
It is evident, therefore, that if this number could work through the whole season of ioo days, they could pick three or four times as much cotton as the largest crop ever made.
Hippomenes, before starting, had obtained from Aphrodite three golden apples, which he dropped at intervals, and Atalanta, stopping to pick them up, fell behind.
To delay him and obtain escape, Medea dismembered her young brother Absyrtus, whom she had taken with her, and cast his limbs about in the sea for his father to pick up. Her plan succeeded, and while Aeetes was burying the remains of his son at Tomi, Jason and Medea escaped.
But hearing of his misfortune they retreated before Napoleon's advance along the right bank of the Danube to Krems, where they crossed the river and withdrew to an entrenched camp near Olmi tz to pick up fresh Austrian reinforcements.
In July 1804 he ordered his admiral commanding at Toulon, Latouche Treville, to seize an opportunity when Nelson, who was in command of the blockade, was driven off by a northerly gale, to put to sea, with 1 0 sail of the line, pick up the French ship in Cadiz, join Villeneuve who was in the Aix roads, and then effect a junction with Ganteaume and the 21 sail of the line at Brest.
On the 1st of June he was joined by a frigate and two line-of-battle ships sent with orders from Rochefort, and was told to remain in the West Indies till the 5th of July, and if not joined by Ganteaume to steer for Ferrol, pick up the French and Spanish ships in the port, and come on to the Channel.
Finally, when Austria had been excluded from the new empire, he replied to the parliamentary deputation that came to offer him the imperial crown that he might have accepted it had it been freely offered to him by the German princes, but that he would never stoop "to pick up a crown out of the gutter."
Prolonged service abroad possessed little attraction for the pick of the Roman youth, and recruiting for the cavalry from the equestrian centuries was discontinued.
It was chiefly recruited from the pick of the provincial cavalry, but contained some Roman citizens.
It was there that he had to pick up such rudiments of knowledge as formed his first equipment in life, but from his earliest years he was indefatigable in the work of self-cultivation.
From 1465 the pick of the Magyars and Croatians were enlisted in the same way every year, till, towards the end of his reign, Matthias could count upon 20,000 horse and 8000 foot, besides 6000 black brigaders.
Not, however, all diseases of the nervous system conduct themselves on these definite paths, for some of them pay no attention to the geography of structure, but, as one may say, blunder indiscriminately among the several parts; others, again, pick out particular parts definitely enough, but not parts immediately continuous, or even contiguous.
The ore is mined in the ordinary way, by pick and shovel if soft, or by the aid of powder if necessary, and the funnel-shaped bottom of the pit is maintained at such an angle that little or no shovelling is required to bring the excavated material to the shaft.
The Elasmobranchs swallow infected molluscs or fish; pike and trout devour smaller fry; birds pick up sticklebacks, insects and worms which contain Cestode larvae; and man lays himself open to infection by eating the uncooked or partially prepared flesh of many animals.
In mining, a "gouge" is the layer of soft rock or earth sometimes found in each side of a vein of coal or ore, which the miner can scoop out with his pick, and thus attack the vein more easily from the side.
The actual cutting of the coal is chiefly performed by manual labour, the tool employed being a sharp-pointed double-armed pick, which is nearly straight, except when required for use in hard rock, when the arms are made with an « „ inclination or anchored.
The terms pike, pick, mandril and slitter are applied to the collier's pick in different districts, the men being known as pikemen or hewers.
The substitution of machinery for hand labour in cutting coal has long been a favourite problem with inventors, the earliest plan being that of Michael Meinzies, in 1761, who proposed to work a heavy pick underground by power transmitted from an engine at the surface, through the agencies of spear-rods and chains passing over pulleys; but none of the methods suggested proved to be practically successful until the general introduction of compressed air into mines furnished a convenient motive power, susceptible of being carried to considerable distances without any great loss of pressure.
This agent has been applied in various ways, in machines which either imitate the action of the collier by cutting with a pick or make a groove by rotating cutters attached to an endless chain or a revolving disk or wheel.
The most successful of the first class, or pick machines, that of William Firth of Sheffield, consists essentially of a horizontal pick with two cutting arms placed one slightly in advance of the other, which is swung backwards and forwards by a pair of bell crank levers actuated by a horizontal cylinder engine mounted on a railway truck.
Pick machines have also been introduced by Jones and Levick, Bidder, and other inventors, but their use is now mostly abandoned in favour of those working continuously.
But it would be cruel to pick holes in a writer whose thinking, like that of St Paul, is coloured by emotion.
Before leaving, he led his troops to the coast opposite Britain, and ordered them to pick up shells on the seashore, to be dedicated to the gods at Rome as the spoils of ocean.
The pick of the feudal chivalry composed their ranks; with all Europe to draw upon, their resources seemed inexhaustible, and centuries of political experience made them as formidable in diplomacy as they were valiant in warfare.
Stephen Bathory presently converted the pick of them into six registered regiments of 1000 each for the defence of the border.
A great number after the restoration that an attempt should be made to pick up again the threads that were dropped; but soon they came to realize the truth
This the elders of the tribe pick up or pretend to find, and carefully store up in a cleft of the hills or in a cave which no woman may approach.
At the annual festival of Apollo a criminal was obliged to plunge from the summit into the sea, where, however, an effort was made to pick him up; and it was by the same heroic leap that Sappho and Artemisia, daughter of Lygdamis, are said to have ended their lives.
The so-called caracul lambs, size 12 X6 in., are the very young of the astrachan sheep, and the pick of them are almost as effective as broadtails, although less fine in the texture.
With, however, the exception of the pick of the Lobos Island seals the fur of the southern sea seals is very poor and only suitable for the cheapest market.
But in the meantime in 1733 the English and Dutch stirred up the Mahommedan general at Hugh to pick a quarrel.
Frederick William, however, whose instincts were far from democratic, refused to pick up a crown out of the gutter; and the deputation which waited upon him was dismissed with the answer that he could not assume the imperial title without the full sanction of the princes and the free cities.
Although British influence was powerful and the British consul for the Oil Rivers during this period exercised considerable authority over the native chiefs, requests made by them - in particular by the Dualla chiefs in 1882 - for annexation by Great Britain, were refused or neglected, with the result that when Germany started on her quest to pick up unappropriated parts of the African coast she was enabled to secure Cameroon.
A kind of plover, Pluvianus aegyptius, often sits upon basking crocodiles, and, since the latter often rest with gaping mouth, it is possible that these agile birds do pick the reptiles' teeth in search of parasites.
For removing rock in reducing a surface to a level, or in quarrying, cuts were made with a pick, forming straight trenches, and the blocks were then broken out between these.
Stanley went back in May to pick up his belated rearguard,leaving Mounteney Jephson and a small escort to accompany Emin round his province.
This in effect is to say that not magnitude but something else has to be sought for if we are to pick out amongst observed variations those which may be the material for the differentiation of species.
He must eat only the morsels he gets by begging; must dress in such rags as he can pick up; must sleep under trees.
As the type bed travels, larger composition rollers, called inkers, placed near the cylinder, adjusted to the requisite pressure on the type, pick up the necessary amount of ink for each impression and convey it to the type as it passes under them.
He became secretary to Vice-Admiral Cornelis Kruse, who had a standing commission from Peter the Great to pick up promising young men, and in 1767 entered the tsar's service.
Some years of desultory fighting, in which Thebes established its control over all Boeotia, culminated in 371 in a remarkable victory over the pick of the Spartans at Leuctra.
As for the reasoning powers in animals, the accounts of monkeys learning by experience to break eggs carefully, and pick off bits of shell, so as not to lose the contents, or of the way in which rats or martens after a while can no longer be caught by the same kind of trap, with innumerable similar facts, show in the plainest way that the reason of animals goes so far as to form by new experience a new hypothesis of cause and effect which will henceforth guide their actions.
The minuteness of his narrative detracts from its interest; though his arrangement is generally good, here and there the reader finds the thread of a subject broken by the intrusion of incidents not immediately connected with it, and does not pick it up again without an effort.
An objection to this form of block is the great length of the endless chain, which may drag on the ground and pick up dirt and grit, and thereby interfere with the smooth working of the mechanism.
The demand was absurd and exorbitant and was refused, though the French government offered him the hand of their kings daughter Catherine with a dowry of 800,000 crowns and the districts of Quercy and Prigordsufficiently handsome terms. When he began to collect a fleet and an army, they added to the offer the Limousin and other regions; but Henry was determined to pick his quarrel, and declared war in an impudent and hypocritical manifesto, in which he declared that he was driven into strife against his will.
The Swedish fleet was too weak for that; it would be safer to take and fortify the pick of them.
Betsy looked contrite, but still pissed while Martha walked over to pick up still sleeping Claire and turned away.
Julie then hovered over Molly, instructing her daughter to mind everything we said, pick up after herself, and do everything necessary to be a perfect little house guest.
That and the damned electric bike; checking that shit is real pick and shovel work but I'm sure it was purchased in California.
In the slight glow of a now-rising moon painted the room in enough light to pick out figures racing to the front door.
Maybe he's going to pick up the Mass Turnpike.
Much as Dean attempted to pick things up, the group failed to exhibit its usual liveliness.
I saw you pick up the old gentlemanâ€” the juror.
All that was required on Dean's part was to remain standing upright and pick his path around obstacles while his position was monitored by blinding lights from below and above.
He decided to pick Cynthia's fertile brain.
Did he pick up everythingâ€”all the items Jake Weller brought by and the luggage we were holdingâ€”and the climbing gear?
I helped Jackson pick out some suits a while backâ€¦ how did they fit?
We'd be easier to pick off by the demons! This isn't up for debate right now. Just because Rhyn isn't here to beat you all into submission doesn't mean the Council can break up.
I'll just pick up around here, spruce it up like the preacher's coming to call.
No one can follow the car and beat the pick up to the spotâ€” it happens too quickly.
The weather's shitty so you'd better stop by your place and pick up some clothes in case you get stuck and can't fly back tonight.
The thought of killing vamps made his adrenaline pick up and his magic wriggle free from the tight grip he had on it.
Vamps would be able to pick them off as easily as they did humans.
Find, but do not pick up, lots of shotgun ammunition.
Those can be ones which are unpredictable and no methods at present will pick them up 100 %, e.g. anaphylaxis.
However, when people pick up herbal antidepressants, they need to know that these preparations are safe and effective.
The studio audience then votes on the best two to pick a winner.
I think most of us managed to get to the bakery to pick up some freshly baked baguettes for breakfast or for lunches.
You can pick up some real bargains - I sometimes even buy copies of my own books there!
The pick of the soloists on the day was Jeff Lewis, the Band's solo baritone player.
Lastly, an anonymous benefactor donated a bottle of wine over the weekend with which to toast Ernie Pick.
It was suggested a £ 400,000 deal could see the bluebirds pick up both players.
Alternatively, pick Ethos if you need to tackle mixed brome and black-grass populations, and want to get in early.
Pull over to the side of the road to pick up tightly wrapped bundles of tender asparagus or punnets of sweet juicy strawberries.
Both pick up the book at the same time, and see who slams it down first with an evil cackle.
Pick early in the day, taking care not to bruise the delicate blooms.
I booked the hotel, arranged for a car to pick my wife up and ordered celebratory champagne.
I thought his beige chinos would be easier to pick out than jeans.
They laugh when we pick the legs and heads off the prawns, instead just chomping them down whole.
A win would also see the clarets pick up their third double of the season.
Most of them will be son clave, so pick those.
Irish Independent Volunteers wanted for beach cleanup Pick up a rubbish bag - your beach needs you.
When you pick up the cup there's a loud clink, and you dump out the coin.
The group of 16 Chinese men are believed to have been heading to Morecambe Bay to pick cockles.
Pick your own lemons and enjoy a cool refreshing cocktail on the upper terrace whilst watching the mountain red sunsets.
Congressional Medald Herbert/AP Why is Tony Blair still so reluctant to pick up his Congressional gold medal?
I would try and pick which one to battle with depending on my opponents conker.
Which TV quiz show asks contestants to pick a former pop star out of an identity parade?
You can pick from either Boots own brand cosmetics or from top brands such as Nivea.
Worse, the physical theory of relativistic cosmology is unable to pick between the two cases.
There is a list of winners in the porch - please pick up prizes from the Sacristy or Rectory and present counterfoils.
The inductive coupler is used with the hearing aid switched to the ' T ' position to pick up the sound.
The warehouse provides 23 tote stacker cranes for the efficient supply of 23 pick workstations that are located on two levels.
Ian Harte swung over a super diagonal cross from the left to pick out Bowyer in the Barca box.
This way you can take some whole branches in to the kitchen and pick the currants at your leisure and with ease.
It includes the specific diseases of Pick's disease and frontal lobe degeneration among others.
You could pick a nice sit down kinda place, or find a basic deli of somesort.
The Rheinberg image lacks subtlety and is harder to pick up finer detail whilst the crossed-polar image appears rather dense.
You can become very disconnected if you never pick up the kids.
Pick the one NBA draft loaded ranger is asked for choices in.
Get the help of someone who has won a number of premium prizes to pick a good set of steady drones.
Still, you're allowed to pick up dropped weapons, and there are a good few ammo dumps scattered around.
It includes an example dungeon in which you have to fight all kinds of dragons, vampires and elementals and pick up potions.
I have vein grafts duplex scanned every 3 months for the first year to pick up treatable problems.
Simon Hadlington assesses the future of the hydrogen economy and we profile the pick of what's already out there.
For our 7th issue, Black Poppy wanted to pick his brains about his experience of having endocarditis.
See how falconers pick up birds, tie the falconers knot and fly birds to the fist.
I love your books and I would say that I really can't pick a favorite out of your books.
A chastened America is unlikely to pick a fight on that right now.
The Museum also possesses a flint miner's pick used for extracting flint nodules.
In the opening hand Nick attempted to pick up the blinds with a 40p bet pre flop.
During the season you can pick your own soft fruit or the asparagus for which the farm has become famous.
We breathe the fumes, pick up the rubbish.
People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it's safer to pick on rich women than biker gangs.
You can also pick up a gruesome gargoyle or some fiendish Hallowe'en outfits.
Choose only low-fat options and pile your plate up with lots of the salad garnish to pick at.
It also makes it more difficult to make other challenges because it looks as if you are ignoring them to pick on weaker gremlins!
Asian grocers are good places to pick up unusual varieties.
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We eventually ran out of time and ascended the hill to pick up Marilynn and Homer.
The pick of the products for me tho are the new Apache Speed rod holdalls.
Whilst Big Brother asks us to evict a housemate, The Weakest Link wants us to pick on the less able.
Exactly as they say their game miller produces icehouse to pick up.
But Pick deserves at least a footnote in the history of modern irrationalism.
See you for the diamond jubilee... Apr 20 Back to the parents, pick up a television.
Take your pick of the fishing gear, learn to paddle a kayak, or pore over the Captain's charts.
Hear the band and the songs that inspired a legion of kids to pick up a guitar and get down and dirty.
Later, 47 830 appeared to pick up the errant electric locomotive.
I know you avoid handicaps and maidens but I still seem to pick a loser.
Woe betide those who did pick it, for ill luck would follow, troubling the whole house.
A hand-eye coordination system has been developed to guide a robot manipulator to pick up unfamiliar objects in unstructured environments with uncalibrated stereo cameras.
Pick someone who can get slightly messy without a problem -- not a bridesmaid in shiny taffeta.
A run down on legal and illegal drugs and how long drug tests are able to pick up drug metabolites.
So if, your ace striker suffers a fractured metatarsal, why not pick an ' in form ' alternative?
There were 4 condenser mic 's used to pick up the sound of the percussion.
It's very simple for even non-gamers to pick up and games don't take much longer than forty-five minutes to an hour.
Will pick up city mo you struggle to keep.
The prime number theorem shows that if we pick an integer n at random, it will be prime with probability.
Litter pick - map area and discuss future options - plant native heathers.
They need to be able to pick out the right flowers to collect nectar.
Being able to include their products in our offering means we can provide the best pick and mix solution to match individual client needs.
Vent Bands With 4.5mm needles, right side facing and A, pick up and knit 24 sts from left side at back.
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Which is not to say that I don't have some nits to pick.
Experience & Training Some retail experience would be useful but any reasonably numerate person could pick up the skills necessary.
Ernest Jones, " master of his own time, " had to pick oakum, or spend his days in a dark cell.
Whether they came to break the siege, protect children going to school, or pick olives, they have come.
Plus you worry that you would not pick up enough business to justify the outlay.
Plus, come along to pick up your one off promotional pack.
Picking and fruit work is usually paid piecework, meaning you get paid according to what you pick.
Hold guitar plectrums or guitar picks in an easy to use guitar pick plectrum holder.
Thus, we instead prefer to let the system pick the address.
Fin after 1; to N for quick lunch and pick up N and off, ta Ra!
You must also perform a reboot of your machine in order to pick up the new details.
The first half drags on a little, but once refueled after the break, part 2 does pick up the pace.
Cox tried to pick his way through but an attempted clearance saw the ball ricochet off his legs.
The poor, naÃ¯ve sap thought he would actually pick up a pencil.
Cheese but offer pick the one calif thanks Sara reasons many republicans.
Only fairly technically savvy users would pick that up from the tips page.
Wait for the fullback to run out and pick up his block, then scoot behind him and cut the play up the sideline.
Universal neonatal screening will pick up all children with a hearing loss.
Is there any chance of introducing some sort of mini season ticket so that I could pick and choose and not lose out?
Not only can you pick up a bargain property from a motivated seller, you can save on your purchase expenses.
And infra-red sensors pick up signals from the hand-held remote control units used to manually adjust the lighting brightness.
The modem setup allows you to pick between the various standards of ADSL used.
By mike sexton the snow is a top pick.
If you are really sharp-eyed you may pick up the strong purposeful flight of a peregrine, or glimpse a merlin dashing by.
Why did He pick lowly shepherds to be the witnesses of this divine beginning?
There is a complimentary shuttle 3 times a day that goes into town with pick ups twice a day.
A Cardiff trawler skipper later lost his ticket for a number of years for failing to stop and pick up the survivors.
If you pick some of it out of the water, you will notice that it has a slightly slimy feel.
I was very pleased to pick up a rather spiffy WTF T-shirt off of Little Paul.
Pick up controller 2 and have a play with the right analog stick whilst watching the effect.
Also most jumpers ask you to pick up and knit stitches round the neck edge.
This was basically a bunker to boiler stoker but with the pick up screw capable of being angled through 180 degrees.
You just sulk All of the time, Why don't you pick me up or throw me a line?
The few common swifts can be awkward to pick out and House Martins from above can look remarkably White-rumped and swifty!
Put figures in the crane truck to drive it and then flip the switch to pick up a load with the crane arm.
Pick's disease is thought to be due to a build up in the brain of an abnormal form of the protein tau.
Just pick a special effect like sepia tint, x-ray, bulge or squeeze.
If you are unlucky enough to pick the same horse as a racing tipster you will be knocked back by the bookies.
But tell a child not to pick and eat toadstools found in a woodland is quite another matter.
Today's is " Anglicans pick trailblazer to lead flock " in the same paper.
Chew gum, smoke, pick your nose or display any annoying traits or habits.
The charter will then travel to Paris, pick up more young failed asylum seekers from Afghanistan in France for onward transit to Kabul.
This is a very good race to pick for your first Olympic distance triathlon.
If you don't like the feel of slugs use a hand trowel to pick them up.
I did once buy an analog tuner only to immediately find I could only pick up a couple of local stations well.
The Met was contacted but was seemingly unable to spare an officer to come and pick the man up.
Snails are a bit easier to find due to their shells, so inspect the undersides of objects and pick them off.
It was considered unlucky, in France, to pick them for May Day.
It looks utilitarian enough to bash through the bush, yet handsome enough to pick up the kids in.
The lucky winners will pick up prizes of complimentary meal vouchers or luxury food hampers presented by local restaurants and businesses.
In summary - DON'Ts Don't try to pick up a hamster that is asleep or has just wakened.
Just before the bus arrived to pick us up, we saw seven more Common waxbills to complete another good day's birding.
Drove back to the hotel to pick up our luggage, then wended our way out to the motorway in rapidly increasing rain.
At ' the corner ' the currents pick up and the napoleon wrasse & eagle rays come out to play.
First you pick the new origin, then you pick a point for the positive z-axis.
He therefore regards it as the inner lobe (lacinia) of that maxilla, comparing it with the remarkable " pick " of the maxilla of a book-louse (see Copeognatha in article Neuroptera), The paired piercers, connected by muscles with the base of the maxillae, but attached directly to the head skeleton, into which they can be withdrawn, are regarded by Borner as true mandibles.
Just as each kind of fermentation possesses a definite organized ferment, so many diseases are dependent on the presence of a distinct microbe; and just as the gardener can pick out and grow a given plant or vegetable, so the bacteriologist can (in most cases) eliminate the adventitious and grow the special organism - in other words, can obtain a pure cultivation which has the power of bringing about the special disease.
In the first place, the ridiculous and discreditable incident of the beating had time to blow over; in the second, England was a very favourable place for Frenchmen of note to pick up guineas; in the third, and most important of all, his contact with a people then far more different in every conceivable way from their neighbours than any two peoples of Europe are different now, acted as a sovereign tonic and stimulant en his intellect and literary faculty.
It was held unrighteous to invade another nation without a solemn embassy to warn their chiefs of the miseries to which they exposed themselves by refusing the submission demanded, and this again was followed by a declaration of war, but in Mexico this degenerated into a ceremonial farce, where tribute was claimed or an Aztec god was offered to be worshipped in order to pick a quarrel as a pretext for an invasion already planned to satisfy the soldiers with lands and plunder, and to meet the priests' incessant demands for more human sacrifices.
In surrendering the pick of her Baltic provinces, Sweden had surrendered along with them the hegemony of the north, and all her pretensions to be considered a great power.
Pick's system a triple effect is obtained by evaporating in these connected vessels, so that the steam from one heats the second into which it is led (see Soc. of Eng., 1891, p. 115).
Backup quarterback Matt Cassel was a seventh round pick by the New England Patriots.
Fin after 1; to N for quick lunch and pick up N and off, ta ra !
Content will always be king - make sure it reigns supreme on your site. * Pick the right domain name.
You may want to reissue the namespace import command to pick up new commands that have appeared in a namespace.
Pick runner beans frequently to encourage more flowering and keep well watered to prevent flower drop.
Why should an all-powerful god pick such a crude and clumsy way of passing on His salvific message?
For a getaway of sensual pleasure be sure to pick up the Naughty Travel Kit !
He proceeded to pick Smith, Kleberson and Fortune in midfield and people still called it a shock defeat.
I need to go into the village anyway this morning to pick up some more shotgun cartridges from the gunsmith.
The lights of the airport bus pick out the tiny terminal building in front of which are silhouetted palm trees and groups of soldiers.
We pick up a few snippets of useful info, including the details of where Roman coins had been found some years ago.
Nasa World Map Pick a location - see the space shuttle image.
I had to pick the splinters of glass out of his head.
The rush of the Sea behind me seemed to grow louder as I stooped down to pick up my beloved child.
No more stooping to pick up horrible, slobbery ten £ 9.99 More details Reel Dog Hours of fishing fun with a canine twist !
For a straight-line graph, pick two points on the graph.
Just make sure you pick the young ones, not the old stringy ones.
You just sulk All of the time, Why do n't you pick me up or throw me a line?
The sweat chloride test will not pick up carriers of cystic fibrosis.
The few common Swifts can be awkward to pick out and House Martins from above can look remarkably White-rumped and swifty !
United looked lively on the break, but the final ball never managed to pick out a tangerine shirt.
Pick 's disease is thought to be due to a build up in the brain of an abnormal form of the protein tau.
Next time, we might pick up all the little teddies who were off on a trip together.