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  • 101 pick at — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms pick at : present tense I/you/we/they pick at he/she/it picks at present participle picking at past tense picked at past participle picked at 1) pick at something to eat only small amounts of a meal because… …

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  • 102 pick on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms pick on : present tense I/you/we/they pick on he/she/it picks on present participle picking on past tense picked on past participle picked on a) pick on someone to keep treating someone badly or unfairly,… …

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  • 103 pick up — verb 1. take and lift upward (Freq. 22) • Syn: ↑lift up, ↑gather up • Hypernyms: ↑raise, ↑lift, ↑elevate, ↑get up, ↑bring up …

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  • 104 pick up — 1. verb a) To lift; to grasp and raise. When you pick up the bag, make sure to support the bottom. b) To collect an object, especially in passing. Can you pick up a pint of milk on your way home? …

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  • 105 Pick up — 1. acquire (a partner) for a sexual encounter; 2. (pick up) a) casual acquaintance for sexual intercourse; b) pick up truck; c) player who is not a regular part of the team; d) composed of whoever happens to be around: pick up game ; pick up jazz …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 106 pick up — Australian Slang 1. acquire (a partner) for a sexual encounter; 2. (pick up) a) casual acquaintance for sexual intercourse; b) pick up truck; c) player who is not a regular part of the team; d) composed of whoever happens to be around: pick up… …

    English dialects glossary

  • 107 pick-up — /ˈpɪk ʌp/ (say pik up) noun 1. Sport the act of fielding a ball after it hits the ground. 2. Radio a. the process of receiving soundwaves in the transmitting set in order to change them into electrical waves. b. a receiving or recording device as …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 108 pick —    Ohi, ako (gather); wae, koho (select);    ♦ pick up, hao, lapulapu; lālau (as a fallen object); akahao (carefully); kiko, pikawai (as chickens);    ♦ pick at, as food, niole, oninini;    ♦ pick out, ōhiki.    ♦ Pick breadfruit with a pole, lou …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 109 Pick-up — Pickup Pick up, or Pick up Pick up , n. [Colloq., Cant, or Slang] 1. Act of picking up, as, in various games, the fielding or hitting of a ball just after it strikes the ground. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. That which picks up; specif.: (Elec.) same… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 110 Pick-Up — Fiat Strada ist einer der günstigsten aktuellen Pickup Modelle Dodge Ram Pickup, einer der am stärksten motorisierten Pritschen …

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  • 111 Pick-up — Fiat Strada ist einer der günstigsten aktuellen Pickup Modelle Dodge Ram Pickup, einer der am stärksten motorisierten Pritschen …

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  • 112 Pick Up — Fiat Strada ist einer der günstigsten aktuellen Pickup Modelle Dodge Ram Pickup, einer der am stärksten motorisierten Pritschen …

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  • 113 Pick up — Fiat Strada ist einer der günstigsten aktuellen Pickup Modelle Dodge Ram Pickup, einer der am stärksten motorisierten Pritschen …

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  • 114 pick — 1. noun a) A tool used for digging; a pickaxe. b) A tool for unlocking a lock without the original key; a lock pick, picklock. 2. verb a) To …

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  • 115 pick — English has two distinct words pick. The verb [15], which originally meant ‘pierce’ (a sense which survives in ‘pick holes in’), appears to come via Old French piquer from a Vulgar Latin *piccāre ‘prick, pierce’. Picket [17], which originally… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 116 pick-up — [wym. pikap] m IV, D. pick upu, Ms. pick upie; lm M. pick upy → pikap …

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  • 117 pick on — 1) PHRASAL VERB If someone picks on you, they repeatedly criticize you unfairly or treat you unkindly. [INFORMAL] [V P n] Bullies pick on younger children... [V P n] Mr Adams was repeatedly bullied and picked on by manageress Elizabeth Archer.… …

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  • 118 pick — I. v. a. 1. Peck, pierce, strike at. 2. Pluck, pull off, pick off, gather. 3. Open (as a lock). 4. Choose, select, cull, single out, pick out, fix upon, pitch upon. 5. Clean, cleanse. 6. Gather up, collect, acquire, get. 7 …

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  • 119 pick-me-up — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms pick me up : singular pick me up plural pick me ups informal something such as a drink that makes you feel more lively …

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  • 120 pick — English has two distinct words pick. The verb [15], which originally meant ‘pierce’ (a sense which survives in ‘pick holes in’), appears to come via Old French piquer from a Vulgar Latin *piccāre ‘prick, pierce’. Picket [17], which originally… …

    Word origins