single out
index cull, differentiate, except (exclude), extract, label, prefer, screen (select), select

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  • single out — (someone/something) to choose someone or something for special attention. Rosa was singled out by the teacher because her art project was so creative. I don t know why they singled it out, but my report was severely criticized at the meeting …   New idioms dictionary

  • single out — verb 1. select from a group (Freq. 2) She was singled out for her outstanding performance • Hypernyms: ↑choose, ↑take, ↑select, ↑pick out • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • single out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms single out : present tense I/you/we/they single out he/she/it singles out present participle singling out past tense singled out past participle singled out single someone out to choose one person from a group …   English dictionary

  • single out — v. (D; tr.) to single out for (to single out smb. out for special treatment) * * * [ sɪŋg(ə)l aʊt] (D; tr.) to single out for (to single out smb. out for special treatment) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • single out — PHRASAL VERB If you single someone out from a group, you choose them and give them special attention or treatment. [V n P] The gunman had singled Debilly out and waited for him... [V n P for/as n] His immediate superior has singled him out for a… …   English dictionary

  • single out — choose one person from a group    Why does the priest single me out for extra duties? Why me? …   English idioms

  • single out — her watercolors were singled out by the judges Syn: select, pick out, choose, decide on; target, earmark, mark out, separate out, set apart/aside …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • single out — Choose, select, single, pick …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • single out — {v. phr.} To select or choose one from among many. * /There were a lot of pretty girls at the high school prom but Don immediately singled out Sally./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • single out — {v. phr.} To select or choose one from among many. * /There were a lot of pretty girls at the high school prom but Don immediately singled out Sally./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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