Hand-pick

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Definition

to hand-pick (an employee): to select, to choose (an employee) personally or carefully
verb
I hand-picked every member of this research team. I chose them all myself.

to hand-pick (a piece of fruit): to choose, to select (a piece of fruit) from the tree personally
verb
My grandmother hand-picks each blueberry she puts in her pies. She chooses each one herself.

Examples

  • "You hand-picked most of them personally."

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