pick one’s brain

 Solicit ideas from someone.
 ► “A survey of more than 100 retailers, marketers, and consumer advocates resulted in these strategies to get freebies: . . . 4. Seek out local experts to pick their brains and get free services.” (Money, July 1994, p. 96)

American business jargon. 2014.

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