pick up

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pick up

  1. nostaa jokin ylös, poimia maasta; nousta kaaduttuaan
    Don't throw it on the floor! Pick it up!
    He stumbled and fell, picked himself up and ran for cover.
  2. vastata puhelimeen, "nostaa luuri"
    The phone rang, but she decided not to pick it up.
    C'mon, I know you're there...pick up!
  3. noutaa ja kuljettaa jonnekin; ottaa kyytiin
    I have to pick a friend up this afternoon.
    The FBI psychologist thought the serial killer was unlikely to have picked up another victim so soon after the previous crime.
    The police picked him up for an interview.
  4. omaksua, oppia (vaivattomasti)
    It was just a habit I had picked up.
    Did you pick up any Finnish during your stay in Finland?
  5. löytää tai saada (sattumalta): ostaa; sairastua
    I always pick up a few great things at thrift stores and flea markets.
    I hope I don't pick up a stomach bug on holiday.
  6. voittaa (palkinto); saavuttaa (etu, hyvä maine tms.)
    It picked up the best foreign film award.
  7. (~ the tab, the bill, the cheque) maksaa, tarjoutua maksamaan, ottaa maksettavakseen
  8. (arkikieltä) tienata
  9. iskeä joku
  10. havaita, haistaa tms.; saada kuuluviin, kuulla
    He picked up a faint sound of an enemy patrol in the jungle.
    Radio Luxembourg was very easy to pick up.
  11. jatkaa siitä mihin jäätiin
    I'd like to pick up where we left off.
  12. yltyä; elpyä, piristyä, kohentua, toipua
    The wind is picking up.
    The rain is picking up.
    The economy is picking up.

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