pick up after (someone)

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Definition of pick up after (someone)

: to clean the mess created by (someone) You have to pick up after yourself if you make a mess. His mother still picks up after him.

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“Pick up after (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pick%20up%20after%20%28someone%29. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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