pick holes in

pick holes in
pick holes in find fault with.
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  • pick\ holes\ in — • pick a hole in • pick holes in v. phr. To criticize or find fault with something, such as a speech, a statement, a theory, etc. It is easier to pick holes in someone else s argument than to make a good one yourself. Syn.: pick a hole in …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pick holes in — (something) to find mistakes in something someone has done or said, to show that it is not good or not correct. The lawyer did her best to pick holes in the witness s statement …   New idioms dictionary

  • pick holes in — (informal).See criticize. → hole * * * pick holes in see under ↑pick1 • • • Main Entry: ↑hole pick holes in To find fault with • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick holes in — {v. phr.} To criticize or find fault with something, such as a speech, a statement, a theory, etc. * /It is easier to pick holes in someone else s argument than to make a good one yourself./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pick holes in — {v. phr.} To criticize or find fault with something, such as a speech, a statement, a theory, etc. * /It is easier to pick holes in someone else s argument than to make a good one yourself./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pick holes in — criticize, look for errors or faults, nitpick    Grant won t show you his work because you pick holes in it …   English idioms

  • pick holes in something — phrase to try and make an idea or piece of work seem bad by finding all the things that are wrong or missing It was almost impossible to pick holes in his argument. Thesaurus: to criticize, accuse or blamesynonym words used to describe… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick holes in something — pick holes in (something) to find mistakes in something someone has done or said, to show that it is not good or not correct. The lawyer did her best to pick holes in the witness s statement …   New idioms dictionary

  • pick holes in something — to try and make an idea or piece of work seem bad by finding all the things that are wrong or missing It was almost impossible to pick holes in his argument …   English dictionary

  • pick holes —    If someone picks holes in something such as a plan, an idea or a proposal, they criticize it or try to find fault with it.     Why don t you make a suggestion instead of picking holes in all my ideas! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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