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pick sth up

phrasal verb with pick uk   us   /pɪk/ verb [T]
to ​buy something, usually ​cheaply: We picked up a ​bargain on the ​housingmarket 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 ​airlinepicked up the ​bill for the night ​spent at the ​hotel.
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