cherry-pick something

cherry-pick something
cherry-pick (someone/something) to choose only the best people or things in a way that is not fair.

Isn't there a danger that the state schools might start cherry-picking the pupils with the best exam results?

(usually in continuous tenses)

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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