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To lift or raise something by grasping it
“You'll need to pick up these bags and carry them into the guest's room.”
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To acquire knowledge, understanding, or skill in
“I managed to pick up some Spanish while traveling across South America.”
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To purchase something
“Could you pick up some eggs while you're at the supermarket?”
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To get possession of something
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“She would pick up a new pair of Jimmy Choo shoes as part of their agreement.”
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To begin again or continue after a pause or interruption
“Now that we've all had a break, let's pick up where we left off.”
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To come or go someplace to provide transportation for someone or a group of people
“I need to pick up the kids from school this afternoon.”
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To arrest for a crime or misdemeanor
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“Law enforcement would pick up the fugitive while he was in a grocery store.”
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To become better
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“We expect sales to pick up during the summer months.”
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To increase in strength
“The winds are expected to pick up during the day.”
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To gather a (great) quantity of
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“On the signal, pick up as many beans as you can in twenty seconds.”
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To make neat and orderly
“Tommy, it's time for you to pick up your bedroom again.”
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To attract or seduce someone
“He went to a few bars and clubs to try to find someone to pick up.”
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To be particularly successful
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To come into awareness of
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To perceive information through one's senses
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To begin, or go on, to consider next
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To clean by sweeping
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Familiarize yourself
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Gather up
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Make a recording
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Pick up the telephone
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Be hurt, killed, damaged, or destroyed by
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Get possession of
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To acquire something, usually over a period of time
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Restore to a normal or upright position
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Make perfect
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Become or make more intense
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To strengthen physically, mentally, or morally
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To lift out (liquid) with a utensil
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(usually in the negative) To handle, especially in order to interfere with, alter, or otherwise affect
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To receive information
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To remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Become improved
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To come into being as a result of something
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To attract the interest of, especially of a group
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To put right
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Contact someone by telephone
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To rescue (a wrecked or disabled ship or its cargo) from loss at sea
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Behave as though sexually attracted to someone, but playfully rather than with serious intentions
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To move materials with a shovel
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To pay attention to, or take notice of
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Touch or feel with the fingers
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To visit one or more shops, or websites, to buy goods
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To catch or stop (the ball) and return it
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To state or assert that something is the case
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To hear with attention, obedience, or compliance
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To happen, transpire, or take place
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To set down in writing, or some other permanent form, for later reference
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The action of seizing someone and taking them into custody
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Any wheeled vehicle used to move goods
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A paying passenger, especially in a taxi
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