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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  23/OUT/2011 3:41 AM
Assunto:  PPaulo
 
Mensagem:  The Free Dictionary
pick up on
Informal
1. To take into the mind and understand, typically with speed: is quick to pick up on new computer skills.
2. To notice: picked up on my roommate's bad mood and left him alone.

PPaulo, is it possible you misread the phrase?

To pick up = to learn without formal study, to understand something without asking direct questions about it, to lift, to make a date with someone you meet for the first time, etc.

To pick on = to bully, to intimidate, to humiliate, etc.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
implicar  –  Bruno Soares  21/OUT/2011, 4:22 PM
implicar  –  Sidney  22/OUT/2011, 1:24 AM
Implicar.  –  PPAULO  22/OUT/2011, 10:49 AM
Implicar.  –  Dale-USA  22/OUT/2011, 1:15 PM
Implicar. to Dale  –  Bruno Soares  22/OUT/2011, 5:35 PM
Implicar. to Dale  –  PPAULO  22/OUT/2011, 9:39 PM
 PPaulo  –  Dale-USA  23/OUT/2011, 3:41 AM
to PPaulo and Dale  –  Bruno Soares  23/OUT/2011, 7:03 AM
to PPaulo and Dale  –  PPAULO  23/OUT/2011, 8:54 AM
Bruno  –  Dale-USA  23/OUT/2011, 3:43 AM

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