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pick up

  • v  take and lift upward
  • v  take up by hand
  • v  give a passenger or a hitchhiker a lift
  • v  gather or collect
  • v  get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
  • v  get in addition, as an increase
  • v  take into custody
  • v  buy casually or spontaneously
  • v  register (perceptual input)
  • v  lift out or reflect from a background
  • v  meet someone for sexual purposes
  • v  fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
  • v  improve significantly; go from bad to good
  • v  perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
  • v  eat by pecking at, like a bird
  • v  gain or regain energy
News & Articles

  • 30% Don't Pick up Bone Meds
    Nearly 30% of women fail to pick up new prescriptions for osteoporosis medications, according to research done by Kaiser Permanente, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit health plans.
    June 14, 2013 - ThirdAge
  • No more loose green waste pick up
    The city will no longer pick up loose green waste this year. Only containerized green waste will be picked up from now on. Property owners with loose green waste will be ticketed.
    June 13, 2013 - The Observer-Dispatch
  • Adrian Wilson Says He’s Leaning on Devin McCourty to Pick Up Patriots’ Defense
    FOXBORO, Mass. — Many of Adrian Wilson‘s teammates have praised the veteran safety for his work ethic and leadership skills out on the field. It’s easy to see why — Wilson takes football very seriously. Wilson may lead by example, but he’s also trying to pick up the intricacies of the Patriots’ defense from his […]
    June 12, 2013 - New England Sports Network

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