Picking up

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Picking up

Post by Stevenloan » Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:19 pm

"Ever thought about picking up and moving to Kansas? Now you might. Topeka, the state capital, is offering up to $10,000 to people who rent and $15,000 to those who purchase or rehabilitate a home."

- Hi everyone! "pick up" has 12 meanings : https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dic ... sh/pick-up . Does it mean "learn/do something new" in this situation?

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
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Re: Picking up

Post by trolley » Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:58 pm

No, here it means getting all your stuff together (physically and metaphorically).
picking up and moving = packing up and moving
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Re: Picking up

Post by BonnieL » Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:42 pm

Might be related to pulling up stakes, i.e. palisades, tent stakes, or boundary markers.
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Re: Picking up

Post by Stevenloan » Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:37 am

trolley and BonnieL : Thank you both very much for your answers.

StevenLoan
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