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picks up on

phrase
present tense third-person singular of pick up on

Synonyms & Antonyms of picks up on

2 to take for one's own use (something originated by another)
  • She picked up on earlier styles of painting and added her own flourishes.

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picks up

picks up on

pick the brains of

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“Picks up on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/picks%20up%20on. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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