Значение идиомы pick a hole in

[pick a hole in] or [pick holes in] {v. phr.}, {informal} To find amistake in or things wrong with; criticize; blame.

The witness saidhe had been walking in the moonlight last Sunday, but the lawyerpicked a hole in what he said by proving that there was no moon andthat it rained Sunday night.

Mary is always picking holes in whatthe other girls do.

Compare: FIND FAULT.

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