Picked sentence example

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  • He picked up his coffee.
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  • She stood and picked up the blanket.
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  • She picked a toy off the floor.
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  • She grimaced as she picked up her fork.
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  • She turned around and picked up the lines.
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  • He carefully picked up the box and Yancey followed him out to the car.
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  • She picked up her writing.
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  • In a state of deep depression, she stopped by the social services office on the way home and picked up some literature and a form.
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  • As soon as anyone entered she got up quickly, changed her position and expression, and picked up a book or some sewing, evidently waiting impatiently for the intruder to go.
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  • She started the coffee and picked up an empty pop bottle from the counter to discard in the trash.
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  • In which case, he'd sure picked the right girl to hound.
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  • Noticing that the light was growing dim he picked up his nine piglets, patted each one lovingly on its fat little head, and placed them carefully in his inside pocket.
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  • He stooped and picked up a bird's nest that had fallen upon the ground.
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  • In very few words Nicholas bought seventeen picked stallions for six thousand rubles--to serve, as he said, as samples of his remounts.
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  • I was so angry, and Claudette picked the worst time to...
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  • Lathum walked beside him to their patrol car and picked up a tablet.
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  • Feeling a little hurt by his apparent disinterest, she picked up her plate and started cleaning up the camp.
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  • She picked up her hat.
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  • He picked up the reins and released the break, addressing her father and the twins.
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  • Cynthia picked at her food, pushing it around the plate more than anything else.
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  • He picked up a piece of straw and leaned his back against the tree, picking his teeth.
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  • The rain picked up again.
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  • He picked up the phone.
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  • He added, "I have no idea how she picked my inn."
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  • He picked up his suitcase.
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  • I've been picked over six years, but our family is known to be especially long lived.
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  • Instantly the Princess turned and faced him, and when he saw that she was picked the Prince stood still and began to tremble.
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  • All three got into the buggy and Zeb picked up the reins, though Jim needed no guidance of any sort.
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  • You picked it up?...
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  • He had picked up the scrap of a grenade that had killed an aide-de-camp standing near the commander-in-chief and had taken it to his commander.
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  • On coming home, while his valets were still taking off his things, he picked up a book and began to read.
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  • Sonya picked it up and read it.
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  • To remember her gave him pleasure, and when his comrades, hearing of his adventure at Bogucharovo, rallied him on having gone to look for hay and having picked up one of the wealthiest heiresses in Russia, he grew angry.
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  • Carmen was so exhausted that after Bill picked up Katie, she went to bed.
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  • I picked up a stone and attempted to skim it across the water.
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  • The LeBlanc's had picked up Howie at his Boston apartment so the car was packed tightly.
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  • We were picked up by Martha and arrived just as Quinn and who'd ferried Howie pulled in behind us.
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  • Others picked up the chant.
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  • I've picked up a couple of the metal symbols to add to my often-useful collection.
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  • Brennan picked up his phone on the first ring.
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  • A couple of vacationers picked her up walking along the beach near La Jolla.
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  • Her boss picked Brenda at random.
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  • Howie drove down and picked up his beloved, along with Molly O'Malley, her nine year old daughter.
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  • Betsy might have picked it up on her daily internet search if Howie hadn't been out of action.
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  • I picked up the phone as Betsy closed my office door and sat next to me.
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  • I picked up the phone for my next chore as Betsy, with Molly in hand, peeked in my office.
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  • Brennan asked as soon as I picked up.
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  • I picked up the dishes and cleaned up the kitchen before sinking into my easy chair in the living room.
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  • My frustration forced action of some sort so I picked up the phone and dialed Howie and Julie's room at the Four Seasons in Santa Barbara.
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  • They've gone into hiding, I said this as soon as she picked up.
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  • He picked up as Betsy came in the door.
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  • The look of shock on Betsy's face was immediately picked up by Molly and frightened the young girl.
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  • Killing time as I waited, I picked up a discarded newspaper on a vacated seat next to me.
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  • Nervously, I dialed her cell and felt a flood of relief when she picked up.
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  • It was presumed Howie was summoned there and picked up Grasso.
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  • The lackey picked her up and carted her to the garage, which served as a makeshift barracks filled with cots and sleeping men.
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  • She sighed and picked up his hand, placing it on her head.
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  • It was Sofi's whisper in his mind, a new trick she'd picked up from Darian.
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  • She picked up Sunny and sat on the couch, making herself at home.
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  • Intercepts picked up a call Talon made to one of his guys who we know plans his recruitment fairs.
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  • Darian picked up after the first ring.
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  • She shoved the phone and her hands in her pockets to keep them warm as she picked her way through the littered alley.
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  • Alarmed, she picked her way through the rows of machines towards the door leading to the sparring mats.
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  • His own Guardians stayed out of arm's reach of him, and humans picked up and ran.
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  • She picked up the box to toss it on the chair when something slid out.
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  • I have a few places picked out already.
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  • She grabbed Traci's hand, and she picked her way through the death until she found the vamp she sought.
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  • He dropped his arm, and she picked her way through the bodies, covering her mouth to keep from vomiting.
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  • Then out of the blue came the call from a sticky-sweet state worker informing the Deans that Martha would be picked up on Saturday morning—this was Thursday—for the introductory reunion.
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  • I don't know where Jake picked up Larkin, but he can send her back as far as I'm concerned.
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  • Dean crossed to the bureau, picked up his hairbrush.
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  • The state picked her up this morning.
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  • He picked up the telephone and handed it to her.
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  • He stopped and picked up the object.
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  • Dean instinctively sniffed the air for the smell of cordite but his nostrils picked up only the scent of alcohol.
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  • But that's not why you picked me up, is it?
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  • She picked at her finger and sucked on it.
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  • We marked the way out of the mine but then he showed us he'd picked up our markings.
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  • He picked up the toys Destiny had been playing with and put them in the toy box.
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  • When Alex came home for lunch, Carmen picked up Destiny and followed him to the barn.
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  • He picked it up on the first ring.
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  • That night she and Jonathan picked up Destiny and then headed home.
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  • It wasn't as nice as hers, and it reminded her of the fact that Alex had picked her car out for her.
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  • That evening, when she picked Destiny and Jonathan up, Katie had an interesting perspective on the incident.
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  • Carmen picked up her pace, heading for the house.
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  • She picked up three eggs and put them into the basket.
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  • Logan picked up on the third ring.
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  • He replaced it and picked up the ring.
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  • Gabriel smashed into him, picked him up and threw him.
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  • She had a cute hat she'd picked out and stuffed in one pocket of her backpack.
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  • Oh, and I picked up someone else's soul last night, she said.
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  • As usual, the phone rang until her voicemail picked up.
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  • He picked up what looked like a medical file and became as still as the death dealer, as if forgetting her presence completely.
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  • The Amazonian picked out a couple of T-shirts, her thick upper arms exposed in the tank top and jeans.
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  • She looked at him, then at the silverware, and picked a fork she recognized.
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  • She picked her way through the first few steps, startled when he launched himself at a tree, clawed his way up, and bypassed the muddy section by leaping to the next tree.
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  • He picked her up and replaced her in the trunk, and then locked it.
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  • She tapped the ear piece as the conversation around picked up but the words faded in and out of translation.
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  • The translator was dead and picked up none of the men's terse discussion.
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  • You picked a bad time!
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  • Fred picked up an extra fork.
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  • Dean picked up one of the letters, glanced at it, and put it down.
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  • She picked up the letters.
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  • Dean picked up the comb, pen and ink bottle and passed them to her as well.
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  • Edith looked once more at her son and then picked up the garment and the comb.
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  • Donnie had paid no attention to their conversation but having tired of his puzzle, picked up the notebook of letters and numbers and began to study it, turning the binder page by page.
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  • Ryland picked up on it immediately.
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  • Penny, who couldn't have weighted more than a hundred and ten, picked up the magazine.
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  • He picked up a menacing looking tool.
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  • He picked up the second page.
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  • Cynthia asked out of politeness as Effie picked up a chocolate chip cookie with dainty fingers.
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  • Dean just smiled and picked up the local newspaper.
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  • Dean picked up the telephone and called Sheriff Weller.
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  • Dean grabbed the paper, gave a glance to the parlor and picked up the portable phone.
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  • He wasn't quite ready for sleep so he wandered back to the parlor, sat in the back corner and picked up a biking magazine.
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  • He remembered the day, just before they first opened the bed and breakfast, when he'd picked up this Jeep, the first new vehicle he'd ever owned.
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  • Most of the climbing gear was absent, presumably picked up by Weller at the ice park.
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  • He could have picked up the knife from the table.
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  • It must have been picked up by mistake.
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  • Miracle of miracles, Cynthia picked up the phone on the first ring.
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  • He sat at the table and picked up a piece of pastry.
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  • He picked up her bags and followed the pair to the small room.
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  • He picked up his pad and wrote, "Lost them."
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  • Fred picked up a pair of children's cross country skies from an ad in the paper and the group spent a number of after school afternoons on Red Mountain utilizing the free trails at Ironton.
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  • Dean picked up the hall phone, and resting the phone book on his lap began calling lodging establishments.
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  • The old man picked at his red suspenders.
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  • But he didn't display an iota of love toward her that I picked up on.
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  • He was vindictive by nature and—this is the 'guess' part—he cut his line and left my knife which he'd picked up from his wife's room.
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  • She reached over and picked up the translated pages of Annie Quincy's notebook and began reading aloud.
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  • Before Connor had spat out the itch in bitch, Jackson was across the room and had picked him up by the throat.
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  • Connor stared straight ahead for a moment, picked up his glass and drained it.
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  • Jackson always picked some condescending nickname for her beaus.
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  • Well if you must know, I picked up an attractive, slightly long in the tooth socialite, shopped for suits with her, brought her to the Roseville and yada, yada, yada.
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  • She picked up the glass and held it up.
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  • She picked out an outfit right down to the shoes.
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  • She picked up a piece of sheet music from the stand and could see it required a far greater command of the piano than he was exhibiting.
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  • Jackson picked her up by the throat and slammed her against a tree, "I should kill you where you stand, you filthy dog!"
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  • He had picked up a Tantalus and was about to smash it on the floor.
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  • Jackson picked up an apple from the bowl of fruit, tossed it in the air, caught it, then bit into it.
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  • He picked her up, and crooked an eyebrow.
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  • Elisabeth stared straight ahead, then picked up her cell phone and walked out of the kitchen.
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  • Elisabeth picked up her knife and started carving again.
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  • Jackson picked up the diamond and held it to the light.
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  • She picked up the duvet from the bed and draped it on the sofa, then undressed.
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  • After showering and dressing, Jackson picked up the wolf's head from the bed.
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  • He picked her up over his shoulder, and carried her fireman style to the bedroom.
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  • Loosening his tie, he dropped into the leather office chair and picked up the envelope.
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  • He sat up straight and picked up the picture, whistling in admiration.
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  • Retrieving the glass of grape sparkly, he picked up the picture and leaned back in the chair.
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  • Alex sure picked a fine time to visit, didn't he?
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  • I don't want him practicing on my hand picked stock.
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  • Carmen picked up the towel and hung it on the rack.
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  • Alex picked the coffeepot back up again and she realized he had intended to push her chair in for her.
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  • She picked up a coffee cup and met his cold gaze.
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  • She switched on the radio and picked up the broom.
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  • She shut the stove door and picked up the kid.
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  • He'd even taken her dancing once, and yesterday he picked her a mess of greens.
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  • Bill picked Katie up a half hour ago.
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  • So when Lori picked him up again Easter Sunday morning, Carmen said nothing - except a prayer that Josh wouldn't catch him.
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  • Katie picked at her food.
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  • Carmen made it to the telephone on the sixth ring, gasping for breath as she picked up the receiver.
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  • The week seemed more like a month, but finally Alex arrived and she picked him up at the airport.
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  • He picked Penny up and set her on the stanchion.
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  • After he left, Alex picked up the picture and sat down in the plush office chair for the last time.
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  • He picked her up and strode out of the tent and through the camp, ignoring the catcalls of the men around him.
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  • Brady snorted and picked up her micro.
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  • Regretfully resolved, he rose and fixed his uniform then picked up her belongings.
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  • She picked up a handgun-sized laser weapon, set it down, and picked up a smaller one.
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  • Lana picked her way through the forest and stopped at the edge, peering at her destination.
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  • Randolph was the smallest of them, so she'd picked this town to cross the River rather than the larger ones south along the Mississippi.
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  • He picked one up then looked down the tunnel.
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  • When the helo circled the rocks, she began to suspect they'd picked up her transmission.
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  • The angel looked up at him doubtfully then picked his way across roots to the pocket in the tree trunk.  Rhyn scavenged for what dry wood he could find and took the armful back to the tree.  Toby was huddled in the small cave, shaking with cold.
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  • I told her to keep to the stream.  The demon probably picked her up between here and the Lake.
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  • Toby gasped as the branch picked him up then waited.
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  • Deidre paused beside the bubbling nest of beetles the size of her hand.  Katie watched as she picked up one, peered at it and then flung it.  Deidre giggled.
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  • I stood up, picked up my backpack, and walked to the car.
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  • A breeze picked up at the shoreline, wrinkling the water as the waves slowly rolled toward him in silver lines.
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  • Both drank their coffee black and although both took a doughnut, Mrs. Byrne simply picked at hers, lifting the tiniest of crumbs with dampened fingertips.
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  • I gave him a general overview and he picked the times, unless something hot was cooking.
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  • Dean smiled as he picked up the evening newspaper.
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  • Dean picked it up and examined it.
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  • No. It was just one of those unanswered details I picked up on and figured I'd ask.
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  • At one point, the girl dropped her napkin and the boy reached beneath the table, picked it up, and replaced it daintily on her lap.
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  • Dean returned to the table and conveyed the news as he picked up his coffee— no roll, no change.
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  • On the spur of the moment he picked up the phone and dialed Cece Baldwin, a number he now had committed to memory from the many unsuc­cessful times he'd made the call.
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  • Dean lifted her in his arms and slowly picked his way up the beach in the direction from which he'd come, half staggering through the soft sand.
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  • He poured a cup of cold coffee from the pot and picked up Mrs. Lincoln in one arm, interrupting her licking the remains of a bowl of chocolate pudding.
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  • Mrs. Lincoln sauntered into the room, blinking her eyes at the late hour, and Fred reached down and picked her up with one arm, taking a beer from Dean with the other.
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  • Fred picked her up.
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  • Dean picked up the magazine, glancing at it as he spoke.
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  • If he's here, his information packet would have been picked up when he signed in.
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  • He signed in and picked up his packet of information.
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  • Fred, in a particularly kind mood, had not only picked up the gear but set up Dean's tent for him.
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  • Dean picked up the pace and closed the gap on the yellow­shirted rider, low on his bike to minimize the wind resistance as he raced downward at a dangerous speed.
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  • Another added, You picked a pretty good spot to land, too.
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  • We picked up their voices on our bug in your house but by the time we figured out what was going on, you were already there and we backed off.
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  • We picked him up a few days after the Colombians did in his buddy Flanders, only we didn't let the world know about it.
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  • When we got wind of what he was doing, we picked him up.
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  • He picked out a motel room key.
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  • Lori picked up a magazine, obviously trying to forget the history between Carmen and her husband.
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  • Returning to the relative cool of the dairy, she picked up a broom.
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  • He shook his head and picked up his cup.
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  • Carmen sat down and picked up her cup, taking a sip before she spoke.
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  • Gradually, the parents came in and picked up their babies until she was left with an 8-week-old little girl.
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  • He picked up his sandwich.
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  • In her room, Carmen picked up her cell phone.
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  • She shopped responsibly, but this time she picked up healthy fresh fruit and vegetables – something she previously would have had to replace with canned food.
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  • It wouldn't have occurred to her to check his pockets, but as she picked up his shirt, it crackled.
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  • He sat down in his chair without assisting her and picked up the bowl of mashed potatoes.
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  • She picked up her fork.
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  • He must have picked up the lamb and left the clinic, which would explain why he wasn't there when she drove by.
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  • She gingerly picked the grizzly trophy up from the barn floor and tossed it in the trash bucket.
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  • He sat down opposite her and picked up his napkin.
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  • As he picked up a knife and sliced the meat, he mused.
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  • He leaned forward, picked up his fork and began devouring his supper without further comment.
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  • She picked the receiver up on the fifth ring.
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  • He strode back to his office and picked up the receiver.
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  • If I know you, you already have something picked out.
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  • She picked his plate up from the table.
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  • He picked up a fork and lit into his lunch.
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  • She picked at her food for a few minutes and then remembered the buffalo.
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  • Princess picked Sunday to foal, and Carmen found her in heavy labor when they came home from church.
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  • He picked up his luggage and strode across the room.
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  • He slowly picked up his fork, never taking his eyes off of her.
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  • He picked up the reins.
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  • If the child picked up on her fear, it could cause him worse problems.
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  • She leaned over and picked up the knitting bag.
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  • Anxious to keep her mind off Josh, she picked up a magazine and sat on the couch.
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  • Jenn's tension fled from her as she picked up the small child and hugged her close.
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  • It sidled up to him and wound between his legs until he picked it up.
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  • She picked up a pillow and two blankets, spreading one on the floor a foot from the window before plopping her pillow down.
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  • Damian, Sofia, Adrian were written beneath it, and Darian grinned, wondering when Sofi had picked a name for her son.
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  • She'd had dreams of Damian, Jule and Dusty being picked off one-by-one by the Wathers.
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  • She picked up her cheeseburger, walked to the kitchen door, and leaned against the doorframe, watching Darian flip hamburgers on the stove.
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  • His senses picked up more Watcher and Other activity than normal this morning.
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  • Jenn picked herself up off the floor, sensing the swirling magics of her prison in the immortal world.
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  • She picked up a rock and threw it into the center of the gateway.
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  • He set the book down, picked it up, then replaced it.
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  • He picked it up again, resisting the urge to throw it into the blazing hearth.
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  • She picked up a book to read to them and rested her back against the wall.
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  • Jonathan picked up his clothes and said goodnight before retiring to his room.
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  • He picked up his coffee and met her gaze with a touch of humor.
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  • He picked up his coffee cup and took a drink.
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  • She waded to the bank and picked up her shoes and stockings.
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  • There he sat in his chair and picked up the morning paper, dismissing the womenfolk.
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  • She picked up a picture of Carmen & Alex and pointed to Alex.
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  • I picked some yellow flowers to go in her hair, but she said they looked better in a vase.
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  • He picked the pieces up and laid them on the counter in front of her.
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  • Had he said something to his father about their issue, or had Senor Medena merely picked up on the tension between them?
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  • She picked the book up and read the title.
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  • They picked the children up at Katie's house and went straight home.
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  • He stopped at a pile where they had picked them out of the trail.
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  • Alex picked up a large flat rock and put it in the wheelbarrow.
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  • She lifted it and carried it to the wheelbarrow while he picked up another one.
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  • Megan picked up the candles and began methodically poking them in the cake.
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  • It was in his eyes - in the way he picked up the pen and tried to find a reason to avoid her angry gaze.
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  • The woman picked up a basket and started down an isle.
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  • Then he leaned over and picked it up - something she had never seen anyone do before.
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  • It would be nice to try some of the camp recipes she had picked up before leaving California, but the kitchen was hot enough without adding cooking heat.
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  • She picked them up and studied the covers.
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  • She stooped and picked it up, reading aloud.
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  • She wiped her mouth with a paper towel and picked up her plate.
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  • She shook her head and picked up her fork, stabbing it into the eggs.
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  • Clara stood and picked up her purse.
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  • Xander picked up on one of the Guardians from the local station moving towards the alley.
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  • His sensitive ears picked up the sound of the television coming from the living room, but it wasn't this that woke him.
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  • The animal wound its way through his legs until he picked it up.
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  • She lifted it gently then picked up its bowls.
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  • The whisper wasn't meant for his ears, but his enhanced hearing picked it up anyway.
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  • His senses picked up six Guardians.
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  • Xander's senses picked up nothing, but they wouldn't.
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  • She picked up the tablet and set it on the counter.
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  • The work cell rang, and she picked it up, answering instinctively.
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  • When you feel like venting, call, Gerry said and picked up her cell.
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  • She found herself admiring his body and forced her attention on reading one of the books she'd picked up during a trip to stretch her legs earlier.
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  • Jenn picked up Jessi's phone as she spoke.
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  • Jessi absently picked it up and placed it in a corner.
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  • His senses picked up on the Guardians and Gods gathered in the red barn.
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  • He gripped Ashley's throat and picked her up off the ground.
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  • At odd hours of lessons she picked up a smattering of Latin, music and natural science, but most days were holidays and spent in country rambles and games with village children.
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  • They were finally driven ashore on the island of Seriphus, where they were picked up by a fisherman named Dictys.
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  • He is picked for his skill in playing to the jack.
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  • He dissembled until such time as he could despatch his greatest general, the duke of Alva, to Brussels at the head of a picked force to crush all opposition.
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  • The repair being thus completed, the various mark buoys are picked up, and the ship returns to her usual station.
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  • Cables have frequently been picked up showing after many years of submergence no appreciable deterioration in this respect, while in other cases ends have been picked up which in the course of twelve years had been corroded to needle points, the result probably of metalliferous deposits in the locality.
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  • Rolled pieces of amber, usually small but occasionally of very large size, may be picked up on the east coast of England, having probably been washed up from deposits under the North Sea.
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  • He was shot in the leg, picked up by the English, and successfully treated, although he remained slightly lame.
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  • The yellow maggots devour the seeds and thus ruin the crop. When deformed fruits are noticed they should be picked off and burned immediately.
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  • Chantre in 1894 picked up lustreless ware, like that of Hissarlik, in central Phrygia and at Pteria, and the English archaeological expeditions, sent subsequently into north-western Anatolia, have never failed to bring back ceramic specimens of Aegean appearance from the valleys of the Rhyndacus, Sangarius and Halys.
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  • It has been commonly thought that the production of cotton in the south is limited by the amount that can be picked, but this limit is evidently very remote.
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  • The crop having been picked, it has to be prepared for purpose of manufacture.
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  • When this has been accomplished the weight of the crop is reduced to about one-third, each 100 lb of seed cotton as picked yielding after ginning some 33 lb of lint and 66 lb of cotton seed.
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  • The crop is picked, ginned and baled in the usual way, the Macarthy style action roller gins being almost exclusively employed.
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  • If now the vertical movement of the walking-beam be 24 in., when 'it starts on the up-stroke the sinker-bar rises 4 in., and the cross-heads come together with a smart blow, then the auger-stem is picked up and lifted 20 in.
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  • Breda was captured by surprise by the Spaniards in 1581; but in 1590 it fell again into the hands of Maurice of Nassau, 68 picked men contriving to get into the town concealed under the turf in a peat-boat.
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  • The geographical ideas which prevailed at the time Columbus started in search of Cathay may be most readily gathered from two contemporary globes, the one known as the Laon globe because it was picked up in 1860 at a curiosity shop in that town, the other produced at Nuremberg in 1492 by Martin Behaim.1 The Laon globe is of copper gilt, and has a diameter of 170 mm.
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  • The French who had thrown themselves into houses, copses, &c., picked off the officers, and the flanks of the long Prussian lines swayed and got into confusion.
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  • Still the progress of the republican spirit in Brazil caused Dom Joao to send to Portugal for bodies of picked troops, which were stationed throughout the provincial capitals.
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  • The knowledge of law shown in the plays is very much what a universal observer must have picked up. Lawyers always underestimate the legal knowledge of an intelligent layman.
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  • He was victorious in the pitched battle fought at the foot of Ithome in the fifth year of his reign, a battle in which the Messenians, reinforced by the entire Arcadian levy and picked contingents from Argos and Sicyon, defeated the combined Spartan and Corinthian forces.
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  • An accident prevented his sailing with his regiment to Brazil, and after a visit to Flanders, where an uncle offered to secure a commission for him, he went to England, picked up the language, and in 1752 became tutor in a Shropshire family.
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  • The stigmas and a part of the style are carefully picked out, and the wet saffron is then scattered on sheets of paper to a depth of 2 or 3 in.; over this a cloth is laid, and next a board with a heavy weight.
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  • According to Plutarch, he attempted to break the power of Corinth, by requesting the Corinthians to send him 1000 of their picked youths, ostensibly to aid him in war, his real intention being to put them to death; but the plot was revealed.
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  • In high quality tobaccos the leaves are " primed " or picked singly as they ripen, but in the great bulk of American tobaccos the whole plant is cut close to the ground when the middle leaves are about ripe.
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  • The picked leaves are usually either prepared for market by simple exposure to the sun for a few days, or in addition are sprinkled with groundnut oil and sometimes other materials also, which result in an increase of strength.
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  • Sherman thereupon, leaving behind Thomas and Schofield to deal with Hood, made the celebrated "March to the Sea" from Atlanta to Savannah with 60,000 picked men.
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  • His body was picked up three days afterwards, so disfigured that it was only recognized by the star on his coat.
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  • This succeeded beyond Vauban's own expectation; the picked troops entrusted with the attack of an outwork forced their way into the town itself (March 17th).
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  • After passing his leaving examination from a Realschule, young Stinnes was placed in an office at Coblentz where he speedily picked up the elements of a business training.
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  • A strange visitor, the frost-fish, never seen at sea, is picked up stranded on sandy beaches in cold weather, and is prized by epicures.
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  • Emboldened by this success, Selim issued an order that in future picked men should be taken annually from the Janissaries to serve in their ranks.
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  • The quality of the army, thus composed of picked men (a point which is often forgotten), approximated to that of a professional force; but this policy had the result that, as there was no adequate second-line army, parts of the first-line had to be reserved, instead of being employed at the front.
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  • Such skill as nurses possessed was picked up in the wards.
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  • Finally he picked a quarrel with Denmark for not accepting as an ultimatum the terms to be submitted by Russia to a peace conference to meet at Berlin for the purpose of adjusting the differences between the two powers.
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  • One of the younger scholars of the day was William Lilye, who picked up his Greek at Rhodes on his way to Palestine and became the first high-master of the school founded by Colet at St Paul's (1510).
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  • Fifty thousand picked men were to march through Georgia with Sherman, and Thomas was to be reinforced by all other forces available.
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  • But the "bummers" were no mere marauders, but picked men from the armies that had won Vicksburg and Chattanooga, and, though surrounded, held their ground stoutly and successfully.
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  • At his birth Judas was enclosed in a chest and flung into the sea; picked up on a foreign shore, he was educated at the court until a murder committed in a moment of passion compelled his flight.
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  • Willard picked up a toothpick and began working it.
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  • He picked up the headphone-mic combo.
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  • I picked it up in a garage sale, for two dollars—with a bike tire patch kit tossed in.
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  • He picked up the telephone.
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  • He picked it up, and in frustration, flung it as far as he could.
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  • He claimed to have been picked up by Patsy Boyd while hitchhiking down state.
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  • His attention returning to the lap desk, he picked up the pencil as if ready to write something - and then put it down.
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  • Señor Medena pulled the pie closer and picked up the fork.
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  • Carmen picked the children up from Grandma Reynolds' place so he could visit with them.
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  • He strode to his office and picked up the telephone receiver of the land line.
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  • The ghosts followed and picked up, or perhaps entered into the beans.
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  • The solidified chloride is then broken up, the shots and fused masses of magnesium are picked out, run together in a plumbago crucible without flux, and poured into a suitable mould.
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  • Those which are not required for the kitchen, if allowed to stand, and if the flower-bud is picked out on its first appearance, and the earth stirred about them, frequently produce bulbs equal in size and quality to the large ones that are imported from the Continent.
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  • The swarthy figure and brilliant costume of the "Moor" when reproduced in wood and picked out in colours produced a very striking effect, and when a small table was supported on the head by the upraised hands the idea of passive service was suggested with completeness.
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  • At Vienna, in 1702, he picked up the Scottish general George Benedict Ogilvie, and enlisted him in Peter's service.
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  • Or, if hard, its surface can be picked all over with a bush hammer.
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  • As the ship commenced to make stern way he blew the charges, and the crews got into two cutters which were picked up by the "Whirlwind" and a motor launch.
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  • The destroyers had been lying off the harbour, and the "Warwick" now picked up four motor launches, including ML282 overloaded and full of wounded with 'or men of the "Iphigenia" and "Intrepid."
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  • If there be any sour or sodden or effete soil into which the roots have not run, this should be carefully picked out with a pointed stick.
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  • Later on in the season, perhaps small cauliflowers will be planted along the margins of the beds where the carrots are growing, and will be developing into larger plants requiring more space by the time all the carrots have been picked and marketed.
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  • In 1631 a large Spanish fleet carrying a picked force of 6000 soldiers, for the invasion of Zeeland, was completely c destroyed by the Dutch in the Slaak and the troops made prisoners.
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  • Used exactly as the better kind, and the picked skins are most effective.
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  • The gendarmerie is a mounted force composed of men picked for their physique and divided into three divisions.
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