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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pick up.

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Examples

  • She wore a little black jacket that also seemed to have an ancient naval look to it, although maybe it was just basic New Yorky, something she had picked up at Saks Fifth Avenue.

    The Huckleberry Murders

  • Meanwhile, unbeknown to her, her two-year-old is coming down with a coxsackievirus she picked up at daycare, and Mom just shared the end of a Popsicle with her, so the virus is beginning to work on her mast cells as well.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • On the afternoon of August 29, Stuey picked up his phone in his room at the Gold Coast and called Sexton.

    One of a Kind

  • He was picked up in the Naked City district, just south of downtown.

    One of a Kind

  • Something had been nagging at me since reading the police report on the contents of the car, so I picked up the phone and called Curtis Peltier.

    The Killing Kind

  • Stuey picked up the house phone and tried calling Billy Baxter.

    One of a Kind

  • Phil “Doc” Earle, who was sitting at the next table, picked up the story from there: “I guess Stuey was fed up with Grizzle and decided to really let him get a peek at those cards,” he said.

    One of a Kind

  • I picked up a floor girl at the Bicycle Club one time.

    One of a Kind

  • I drove north as far as Bangor, where I picked up a copy of Thompson's Maine Lighthouses at Book Marcs bookstore.

    The Killing Kind

  • Etta Gorsich picked up the teapot and refilled his cup.

    The Huckleberry Murders

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