pick someone/something up


pick someone/something up
1)

he picked up the baby

Syn:
lift, take up, raise, hoist, scoop up, gather up, snatch up
2)

I'll pick up the parcel on my way

Syn:
fetch, collect, call for

Synonyms and antonyms dictionary. 2014.

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