- Idiom – Pick somebody’s brain
- Meaning – To obtain information by asking someone questions. To ask advice about something from someone who knows a lot about it. Request information from someone knowledgeable.
- Other English expressions featuring parts of the body
When could you use this idiom?
- When you need to ask an expert advice on completing a difficult task.
- You need help at work from someone with experience.
- If you need advice from someone about a problem you are having.
- You ask your parents to help you solve a problem you are having with your kids!
- “I have absolutely no idea how to fix this problem. I’m going to find Mike and pick his brains!”
- Is there an idiom like this in your country?
What is an idiom?
An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally. An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its individual words, but has a separate meaning of its own.