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English definition of “pick sth up”

pick sth up

(WIN) phrasal verb with pick     /pɪk/ verb
to win or get a prize or something that gives you an advantage , such as votes or support : The People's Front expect to pick up a lot more votes in this year's elections .Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
(Definition of pick sth up (WIN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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