Phrasal Verb: Pick up on

Pick up on

Correct someone when they say something wrong

Example:My teacher PICKS UP ON any mistake I make and corrects me.

Pick up on

Notice something that most people don't

Example:He's very quick to PICK UP ON new trends.

Pick up on

React to something

Example:The government has PICKED UP ON the reports in the media.

Pick up on

Comment on something said earlier in a conversation

Example:I'd like to PICK UP ON the point that Jill made.

Other Phrasal Verbs

We have 10 phrasal verbs with 'PICK'