Single out

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Definition

to single out: to distinguish, to choose one, to isolate (from a group)
verb
It's unfair to single me out just because I'm not wearing pants. Let me stay with the others!

Examples

  • "I would have singled out just one person, but unfortunately science is not an exact science."
  • "It would be unfair to single out just one, wouldn't it?"
  • "Brian : Someone has singled me out because of my ethnic origin, and is tormenting me with racist graffiti!"

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