pick up Definitions and Synonyms
|present participle||picking up|
|past tense||picked up|
|past participle||picked up|
- lift someone/something
- take someone in vehicle
- learn/do something new
- get an illness
- buy something
- notice something
- start something after a pause
- receive electronic signal
- of sexual relationship
- earn money
- win a prize
She rushed to pick up the baby as soon as it started to cry.
I’ve already asked them to pick their toys up.
Will you pick me up after the party ?
We picked up a hitchhiker on the way.
He was picked up in the early hours of Thursday morning .
She picked up a few German phrases while staying in Berlin.
a market where you can pick up some amazing bargains
The dogs must have picked up his scent .
We’ll pick up this conversation when I come back.
He seems to think that we can get back together and just pick up where we left off.Definition of PICK UP (phrasal verb): lift someone or something up from surface; meet someone or something with vehicle; learn new skill or start new …
What does “I’m obligated to pick you up. Is seven ok?” mean?
I saw this joke somewhere and couldn’t get.
I searched the words smooth seven and everything on urban dictionary but still couldn’t figure out!
1 Answer 1
When you pick up trash, you pick it and dispose of it properly, like in a trash can. However, pick up also has another meaning:
[transitive] to go and meet someone or something that you have arranged to take somewhere in a vehicle
Will you pick me up after the party?
I need to pick up my luggage before leaving.
It is often used to confirm a romantic date, as in
How about dinner tonight? I’ll pick you up around seven (o’clock).
In other words, the second comment was a pick-up line used to ask the other person out on a date. “Is seven okay?” means “Is seven o’clock okay?”, or “Can I pick you up at seven o’clock?”
The third comment, “you smooth fucker”, is acknowledging that the other person was skillful, suave and that the pick-up line was clever.What does “I’m obligated to pick you up. Is seven ok?” mean? I saw this joke somewhere and couldn’t get. I searched the words smooth seven and everything on urban dictionary but still couldn’t ]]>