Meaning of SINGLE SB/STH in English

SINGLE SB/STH

out (for sth / as sb/sth)

to choose sb/sth from a group for special attention :

She was singled out for criticism.

He was singled out as the outstanding performer of the games.

➡ note at choose

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.