pick to pieces/shreds


pick to pieces/shreds
pick (someone or something) to pieces/shreds
: to study and criticize all of the parts of (someone or something)

The media picked his personal life to pieces.

Her ideas were picked to shreds by her coworkers.

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Main Entry:pick

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • pick someone or something to pieces/shreds — pick (someone or something) to pieces/shreds : to study and criticize all of the parts of (someone or something) The media picked his personal life to pieces. Her ideas were picked to shreds by her coworkers. • • • Main Entry: ↑pick …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick to pieces — Synonyms and related words: atomize, break to pieces, carp, catch at straws, cavil, cleave, cut up, defoliate, demolish, denude, disassemble, disintegrate, dismantle, dismember, draw and quarter, fault find, find fault, flay, fragment, lacerate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tear to pieces — Synonyms and related words: atomize, break to pieces, carp, catch at straws, cavil, cleave, cut up, defoliate, demolish, denude, disassemble, disintegrate, dismantle, dismember, draw and quarter, fault find, find fault, flay, fragment, lacerate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • split — Synonyms and related words: ablate, abrupt, absquatulate, abysm, abyss, aggravated, agree to disagree, alienate, alienation, allot, amputate, aperture, apportion, arroyo, assessable stock, atomize, authorized capital stock, ax, be in stitches,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tear apart — Synonyms and related words: atomize, break to pieces, carp, catch at straws, cavil, cleave, cut up, defoliate, demolish, denude, disassemble, disintegrate, dismantle, dismember, draw and quarter, fault find, find fault, flay, fragment, lacerate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disintegrate — Synonyms and related words: ablate, abrade, atomize, beat, bite the dust, blow to pieces, blow up, brain, bray, break, break down, break open, break to pieces, break up, brecciate, bring down, burn to death, burst, canker, carry away, cave in,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • atomize — Synonyms and related words: ablate, abrade, accelerate, activate, adduce, aerate, aerify, analyze, anatomize, beat, bombard, bray, break into pieces, break to pieces, break up, brecciate, carbonate, change, chlorinate, chop logic, circumstantiate …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fragment — Synonyms and related words: abrade, ace, ana, analects, anthology, atom, atomize, beat, bit, bray, break into pieces, break to pieces, break up, brecciate, burst, butt, chip, chunk, cleave, clip, clipping, clippings, collectanea, collection,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shatter — Synonyms and related words: agitate, annihilate, atomize, blast, break, break into pieces, break to pieces, break up, burst, clack, clatter, cleave, clitter, confound, confuse, crack, crash, craze, crunch, crush, cut to pieces, dash, daze,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • demolish — Synonyms and related words: annihilate, answer, answer conclusively, argue down, atomize, break, break into pieces, break to pieces, break up, burst, cleave, confound, confute, contradict, controvert, crack, crash, crunch, crush, cut to pieces,… …   Moby Thesaurus