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    Default choose, select, and pick

    hello Sir,

    These three words, choose, select ,and pick, have been confusing me.

    Could you please explain the differences between them? I'd appreciate your

    help!


    all the best


    Billy

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    Default Re: choose, select, and pick

    In meaning they are pretty much the same, so there are contexts where one is more likely to be used. For instance, in a shop, I would 'pick' my fruit, not 'select' as this seems more formal. Similarly, companies have a slection process for new recruits, not a picking one.

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    Default Re: choose, select, and pick

    thank you for your explanation!

    have a good day!

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