to lift something, to collect something / someone (informal)
Past Participle form
We pick up litter to help keep the place tidy.
Taxi drivers pick up passengers.
A: Can you pick up your toys?
B: I don't want to.
A: Pick up your toys or you won't get TV time.
I picked up a passenger from the airport.
The lorry driver picked up the cargo and then drove to the port.
A: The place looks lovely. Have you tidied?
B: Yes, I picked up all the old newspapers, clothes and letters.
A: Thank you. It looks amazing.
At 4pm I'm picking up a passenger from the airport.
She was picking up something from the floor when her back started to hurt.
A: Are you picking up Tom and his friends?
B: Yes, I'm leaving now.
A: Okay, drive carefully.
B: Will do.
I've picked up the package and am on my way there.
After James had picked up his new he crashed it.
A: Have you picked up any girls in bars?
B: No, I'm not very good at that.
A: Me neither, let's just watch the football.