Significado de “pick sth up” - en el Diccionario Inglés

pick sth up en inglés británico

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pick sth up

phrasal verb with pick uk /pɪk/ us /pɪk/ verb

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B2 to learn a new skill or language by practising it rather than being taught it:

Don't bother with the computer manual - you'll pick it up as you go along.
When you live in a country you soon pick up the language.

to learn interesting or useful information from someone or something:

The nurse had picked up the information from a conversation she overheard.

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(Definición de pick sth up del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

pick sth up en inglés de negocios

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pick sth up

phrasal verb with pick uk /pɪk/ us verb [ T ]

to buy something, usually cheaply:

We picked up a bargain on the housing market during the recession.
pick up the bill/tab US pick up the check

informal to pay for what has been bought, especially a meal in a restaurant:

The airline picked up the bill for the night spent at the hotel.

(Definición de pick sth up del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)