Pick Out

How to Conjugate Pick Out

  • Infinitive: Pick Out
  • Present Tense: Pick Out/ Picks Out
  • -ing Form: Picking Out
  • Past Tense: Picked Out
  • Past Participle: Picked Out
Pick Out is a separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Pick Out:

1. When you are able to recognize something or someone from a group.

Examples: The witness was able to pick out the perpetrator from the line up.
Bobbie has bright red hair, so she’s easy to pick out from a crowd.

2. To choose something or someone from a variety of choices.

Examples: I picked out the yellow one because it is the prettiest.
I don’t like people to pick anyone or anything out for me.

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