English version

pick a lock

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpick a lockpick a lockOPENto use something that is not a key to unlock a door, drawer etc It’s quite easy to pick the lock on a car door. pick
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pick a lockAttached to the ring was the piece of wire he used to pick locks.If I can pick a lock open, I ought to be able to pick it shut.He had taught them how to pick a lock, steal a car, to shoplift ... The list was endless.
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