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English definition of “pick up on sth”

pick up on sth

verb uk phrasal verb with pick   /pɪk/ us  

(RETURN)

to start talking again about something that someone said previously: Can I just pick up on your first point again, please?Starting againStarting and beginning

(NOTICE)

to notice something that other people have not noticed: Only one newspaper picked up on the minister's statement.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
(Definition of pick up on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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