One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘it's impossible to pick out any single painting for praise’
choose, select, pick, single out, hand-pick, decide on, settle on, fix on
sift out, sort out, take, prefer, favour, opt for, plump for, vote for, elect, name, nominate, adopt, designate, assign, appoint, allot, identify, specify, mention, cite
2‘it was difficult to pick out anything in the torrential rain’
see, discern, spot, distinguish, perceive, make out, detect, notice, observe, recognize, identify, catch sight of, glimpse, discover
literary espy, behold, descry
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