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pick apart

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  1. knock, criticize, criticise, pick apartverb

    find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

    "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free"


  1. pick apartverb

    to criticise (especially small details)

  2. pick apartverb

    to defeat crushingly

  3. pick apartverb

    to review or analyse in great detail

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pick apart in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pick apart in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of pick apart in a Sentence

  1. Rick Tyler:

    How does Ted Cruz shift right? There's no right left, everybody can try to pick apart Ted Cruz's record, but they can't because his record is conservative and consistent.

  2. Justin Shepherd:

    I’m well-versed with the internet, but I’m not well-versed enough to pick apart Spotify songs and Instagram pictures, but other people have been, and they’ve been able to find these clues and bread crumbs that have been left along the way, i think that’s another reason why it’s been so captivating of a case.

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