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    meaning of the idiom

    hello
    i would like to know the meaning of the idiom:
    pick up the bill
    thank you

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    Re: meaning of the idiom

    When a group is eating in a restaurant, and someone offers to pay for the whole group, he/she is "picking up the bill"

    Could also be "Picking up the check"

    Could also be "My treat"

    I am not a teacher.

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