*pick on (someone)*

pick on (someone)

Definition: to treat someone who is less powerful than you badly and unfairly, often repeatedly.

(This phrasal verb has more than one meaning)

E.g.1: I hate that teacher. He’s always picking on me but I’m not the naughtiest student in the class.
E.g.2: His classmates picked on him because he was a little overweight.

This phrasal verb cannot be separated.

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