One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The increase in our living standards has been the result of cherry-picking from both the European and American way.’
- ‘But this cherry-picking is a shame, because it makes the path of American democracy look too easy, too predetermined - as if Providence had guaranteed it from the start.’
- ‘But he says he can't stop such cherry-picking unless the state legislature amends the law.’
- ‘It comes as a package; any attempt at cherry-picking will be doomed.’
- ‘‘It's a classic case of cherry-picking,’ said one senior stockbroker in a rival firm.’
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