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pick-me-up

Pronunciation: /ˈpɪkmiʌp/

Translation of pick-me-up in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [colloquial/familiar] estimulante (masculine) I had a brandy as a pick-me-up me tomé un cognac para levantarme el ánimo
    Example sentences
    • It tends to be the lower teams we struggle against so it will not be easy, but after a win-less February we are now looking at making it three wins on the trot in March which would be a real pick-me-up.
    • Call us superficial but any show called TOO MUCH SUGAR is enticing and expecting a quick pick-me-up we wandered into the Hall.
    • This means it can be a great pick-me-up as well as enhance numerous other physiological functions like fat loss, satiety, mood, mental focus and even sex drive.

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