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English definition of “pick up on sth”

pick up on sth

(RETURN) phrasal verb with pick     /pɪk/ verb
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
(Definition of pick up on sth (RETURN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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