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brain-picking

[breyn-pik-ing]
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noun Informal.
  1. the act of obtaining information or ideas by questioning another person.
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Origin of brain-picking

1950–55; from the verb phrase pick someone's brains; see -ing1
Related formsbrain-pick·er, noun
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