She smoothed out most of the tangles and picked away half a dozen insects.
It doesn't help to have guys come in and start picking away at things.
We had accomplished nothing useful in the meantime more of the same picking away at rubble.
The rebels continue to pick away at us.
It stopped hurting for a while, but Zoe's letter picked away at the old scar.
But Disraeli would keep picking away at the opposition's dangerous policies.
They should pick a spot a couple of blocks away, to avoid being caught in traffic.
"You know I do," she said and found another minuscule piece to pick away.
We'll just have to devise a defense that picks away at their flaws; that's what our coach will find us.
Rather than pick away at it, we support it wholly.