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pick sb up on sth

phrasal verb with pick uk   us   /pɪk/ verb
to criticize someone about something they have said: "I want to pick you up on the point you made a few minutes ago about personal morality, Archbishop." His teacher picked him up on his pronunciation.
(Definition of pick sb up on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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