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Phrasal Verbs

pick up (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb pick up (2)

Meaning: If you pick someone up, you meet them somewhere in order to give them a lift somewhere else.

Synonym: collect

For example:

  • pick sb/sth up If you tell me what time your flight gets in, I'll pick you up from the airport and take you home.

  • pick up sb/sth Peter has gone to the post office to pick up a parcel.

Quick Quiz:

I picked my daughter up from the party and

a. dropped her off

b. drove her home

c. left her there

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