pick up

1. to lift something or somebody up 2. to tidy something 3. to get something 4. to collect 5. to learn 6. to notice


1. Jill picked up a ring, which had fallen to the floor. 2. Mother asked you to pick up your room before you leave. 3. It is dangerous to visit Brazil these days, because you can pick up a virus. 4. He will come next week to pick all her things up. 5. Kate has just arrived from Poland and picked up some funny idioms. 6. Jacob had a keen sense of smell and was even able to pick up a faint smell of luxurious perfume.