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pick out / elegir
 
pick out   pick   -transitive verb + adverb
1. (=choose)   elegir,   escoger
·pick out two or three you would like to keep
·elige or escoge dos o tres con los que te gustaría quedarte
2. (=single out)   escoger
·there are so many great pianists it'noun difficult to pick one out
·hay tantos grandes pianistas que es difícil escoger a uno
3. (=draw out)   sacar
·I took the hat and picked out a raffle ticket
·cogí el sombrero y saqué uno de los boletos de la rifa
4. (=discern)   distinguir
·I could just pick out the letters ALG
·nounólo podía distinguir y con dificultad, las letras ALG
5. (=identify)   reconocer
·can you pick me out in this photo?
·¿eres capaz de reconocerme en esta foto?
6. (=highlight)   resaltar
·the name is picked out in gold letters
·el nombre está resaltado en letras doradas
·his headlights picked out the cyclist in front
·los faros de su coche iluminaron al ciclista que tenía delante
7. (=play)
[+tune]   tocar de oído
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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