pick someone's brains

pick someone's brains
pick someone's brains informal obtain information by questioning someone with expertise.
Main Entry: pick

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  • pick someone's brains — see under ↑pick1 • • • Main Entry: ↑brain pick someone s brains To make use of another s brains or ideas for one s own ends • • • Main Entry: ↑pick * * * pick someone’s brains informal …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick someone's brains — pick (someone s) brains to ask for information or advice from someone who knows more about a subject than you do. I d love to pick your brains about computers you seem to be the expert around here …   New idioms dictionary

  • pick someone's brains — If you pick someone s brains, you ask them for advice, suggestions and information about something they know about …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • pick someone's brains — idi pick someone s brains, to obtain information or ideas by questioning someone closely …   From formal English to slang

  • pick someone's brains — informal to ask someone questions because you want them to give you advice or information I wanted to pick your brains about this idea I ve had …   English dictionary

  • pick someone's brains — informal obtain information by questioning someone well informed. → pick …   English new terms dictionary

  • pick someone's brains — get information from someone, hear someone s ideas …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pick someone's brain/brains — informal : to talk to someone in order to get helpful information or advice Do you have a moment? I need to pick your brain about a little situation that has come up. • • • Main Entry: ↑brain pick someone s brain/brains see ↑brain, 1 • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick one's brains — extract ideas or information from someone for one s own use They are always picking his brains to get new ideas for their business …   Idioms and examples

  • Pick one's brains — question (someone) in order to gain information in an area or subject that they are very knowledgeable in …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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