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Phrasal Verb - Pick Up

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This joke is based on the double meaning of the idiom pick up:

1 - To pick up - To lift someone or something using your hands:
"You dropped your pen on the floor. Let me pick it up for you."

2 - To pick up - To improve or increase:
"Her English began to pick up after she started to learn English with EC."

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