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pick up something

phrasal verb with pick us   /pɪk/ verb [T]
  • (OBTAIN)

to obtain or receive something: While you’re in town, would you pick up a book for me? Can you pick up the Yankees game up here (= receive broadcasts of it)? She picked up her soccer skills from her older brother (= learned them informally). Gwen picked up a cold on her trip (= started to suffer from it).

pick up (something)

phrasal verb with pick us   /pɪk/ verb [T]
  • (START AGAIN)

to start again after an interruption: The author picks up the theme again on page ten. In tomorrow's class we’ll pick up where we left off.
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