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pick up

Traducción de pick up en español:

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1
    (raise)
    (off floor etc)
    pick me up, Daddy!
    ¡levántame, papá!
    ¡upa, papá! [colloquial]
    pick that up immediately!
    ¡recoge eso inmediatamente!
    I had to pick him up when he fell over
    tuve que levantarlo cuando se cayó
    he picked up a pencil and began to write
    tomó or (especially Latin America) agarró or (especially Spain) cogió un lápiz y se puso a escribir
    I picked the parcel up to see how heavy it was
    levanté el paquete para ver cuánto pesaba
    to pick oneself up
    reponerse
    (lit: after falling)
    levantarse
    to pick up the tab o (in British English also) bill for something she picked up the check (American English)
    pagó ella
    1.2
    (learn) (language)
    (idea)
    it's not hard, you'll soon pick it up
    no es difícil, ya verás cómo enseguida le agarras la onda or (Spain) le coges el tranquillo [colloquial]
    did you pick up any news about Roger?
    ¿te enteraste de qué tal está Roger?
    where do you pick up all those jokes of yours?
    ¿de dónde sacas todos esos chistes?
    1.3
    (acquire) (bargain)
    (points/prizes)
    1.4 1.5
    (collect, fetch) (person)
    pasar a buscar
    could you pick up my coat from the cleaners?
    ¿me puedes recoger el abrigo de la tintorería?
    could you pick up some eggs for me?
    ¿me traes unos huevos?
    1.6
    (take on board) (passenger/hitchhiker)
    (cargo/load)
    1.7
    (rescue)
    1.8
    (arrest) (suspect)
    1.9 [colloquial]
    (man/woman)
    ligarse [colloquial]
    1.10
    (receive) (signal)
    I can now pick up Radio Moscow
    ahora puedo agarrar or (especially Spain) coger Radio Moscú
    1.11
    (detect)
    1.12 (notice) Ver ejemplos: she picked up the hint and left
    se dio por aludida y se fue
    he didn't pick up any of your references to his family
    no se dio cuenta de que te estabas refiriendo a su familia
    1.13
    (resume) (conversation)
    to pick up the thread
    retomar el hilo
    1.14
    (idea/remark)
    volver a
    I'd like to pick up a point you made earlier
    quisiera volver a algo que usted dijo antes
  • 3verb + object + adverb 3.1
    (revive)
    3.2
    (correct)
    he picked me up every time I made a mistake
    me corregía cada vez que me equivocaba
    to pick somebody up on somethingI must pick you up on that she picked him up on a few points of historical detail
    le señaló algunos detalles históricos donde se había equivocado
  • 4verb + adverb 4.1
    (improve) (prices/sales)
    (economy/business)
    (invalid)
    recuperarse
    it looks as though the weather's picking up
    parece que está mejorando el tiempo
    4.2 4.3 (tidy up)to pick up after somebodyI'm fed up picking up after you all the time
    estoy harto de ordenar lo que tú desordenas
    4.4 (notice) [colloquial]to pick up on something
    darse cuenta de algo
    4.5 (take advantage) Ver ejemplos:to pick up on something
    aprovechar algo
    sacarle jugo a algo [colloquial]
    4.6 (start relationship) [colloquial]to pick up with somebody
    empezar a salir con alguien
    he's picked up with another girl
    ha empezado a salir con otra [colloquial]
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