“Have a good drive, will you?”I couldn’t squeak out a reply before the door slammed shut.I didn’t believe him. I have to pick up Billy at school.Please help me pick this stuff up off the pavement. NEXT CLIP.
16. verb To recover or improve one's condition or circumstances, especially after a hardship or difficulty.
All that came through was static.“Mmm-hmm,” the man said. So we are seeing the deal flow pick up again. Bart: Yes. The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. Bart: I don't see why not. 13. verb To become acquainted with someone with the aim of having a sexual or romantic encounter with them. I remember literally thinking that they were “driving down the rabbit hole” and then remembered her name. My body began to seize up; the steering wheel felt like ice under my fingers. 18. noun An acquaintance who was (successfully) pursued with the aim of having a sexual or romantic encounter. Bart: So we’re not going to Black Angus. Bart, can we pick up that hitchhiker? Yeah, we knew. Besides, I need gas money. In this usage, the phrase is usually hyphenated.
I picked up a lot of knowledge about music from my brother.All right, let's pick up the tempo and get it moving faster. - Ooh, let's pick him up.-lan, do not pick up a hitchhiker. He reached for his wallet, and pulled out three crisp, $20 bills. They said they were finished working on it.I'm heading out to pick up my lawnmower from Steve's house.Kids, pick up your playroom this instant or you are not getting any dessert tonight!Don't come near me! I'm glad you picked up that hitchhiker.and scored 20 big ones too. log in sign up. All content on this website, including dictionary, thesaurus, literature, geography, and other reference data is for informational purposes only. The dogs picked up the scent of the ducks.I picked up on my roommate's bad mood and left him alone.Let's pick up the discussion after lunch.
Please pick your toys up so I can vacuum.You can't go outside until you pick up your room. Mary was thrilled; Matt was disappointed. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "pick" and "up." 11. verb To give someone a ride in one's vehicle. She opened the book and picked the story up where she left off. “Have you always liked to hunt?”“No, it’s the funniest thing. It made me feel uncomfortable; I clicked on the radio.“How did you meet Matt?” he asked, fiddling with the dial. When I flicked on the porch light -- there was Matt, hunched over our doorknob.We called the police. Since then, life has been great. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "pick" and "up." Nelson: Bart, can we weigh the car at that weigh station? What are you talking about?”“All I said is I’d like you to let me off at the diner, please.” He pointed to the exit, curving off the highway. I’m going hunting,” I said, turning back onto the highway.“Hunting. Easily move forward or backward to get to the perfect spot. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "pick" and "up." Click to Search for a friend's name in clips! 9. verb To resume or start something again. Oh! 110. Archived.
Bart: It’s craptacular. 15. verb To improve one's mood, condition, or outlook. I picked up this tool at the hardware store.I pick languages up easily. He stroked his chin thoughtfully, and I was suddenly reminded of a psychiatrist.I glanced over at him. Well, it's pretty vast, but it's not infinite at what point did we actually pick them up at … She never studied French in school—she just picked it up when she was working in Paris.She picked up her car at the repair shop. Are we going to Black Angus? So we are seeing that. [a little later, the boys all have cones] Nelson: Bart, can we weigh the car at that weigh station? verb Literally, to grasp something (as with one's hands) and lift it up vertically. 12. verb To lift someone up and carry them. Milhouse asked if they could pick him up and Bart said yes. 3. verb To claim, acquire, or retrieve something. Pick up every bit of it!Let's pick this room up in a hurry. You should pick up highway 80 in a few miles.When you finish playing, you have to pick up.