single out something

single out something
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.


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  • single out someone — 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… …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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

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