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pick:
n.
1.the person or thing chosen or selected
2.the quantity of a crop that is harvested
3.the best people or things in a group
4.the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
5.a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
6.a thin sharp implement used for picking
7.a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends
8.a basketball maneuver
9.the act of choosing or selecting pick v.
1.select carefully from a group
2.look for and gather
3.harass with constant criticism
4.provoke
5.remove in small bits
6.remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits
7.pilfer or rob
8.pay for something
9.pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion 10.attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example 11.hit lightly with a picking motion 12.eat intermittently      .. More >>

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Using and in a negative sentence instead of or

Don't Say:
I don't like red and orange. I want the blue one.

Say:
I don't like red or orange, I want the blue one.

Note:
If we join clauses with different subjects we use and even after a negative. He didn't write to me and I was worned. The meaning of the first sentence is that you don't like tne two colours together. The intended meaning is that you don't like either of them even separately.
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