to go a specific place and take, to gather lots of similar items
Past Participle form
Every day I collect eggs from the chickens.
He collects old records.
A: Shall we get a takeaway?
B: Yeah, let's do it. It'll be quicker if I go and collect it.
A: That's a good idea. I'll call now.
When I was younger I collected stickers of footballers.
My mum collected my sister from her football club.
A: Can you collect Jamie from swimming please?
B: I collected her last week and am in the middle of something.
A: Okay! I'll collect her this week but you do next week.
I'm collecting a book I reserved at the library.
She's been collecting stamps since she was 7-years-old.
A: Where are you going?
B: I'm going to the department store.
A: Nice. Are you looking for anything special?
B: I'm actually collecting a few things I've already bought.
I've collected coins for 10 years.
My wife had collected our son from the airport when the car broke down.
A: What happened?
B: I'd collected the passenger and was on my way to the drop-off when the car was hit from behind.
A: That must have been scary.
B: It was but luckily everyone was okay.