Synonyms of pick someone up in English:

pick someone up

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1‘be sure to pick up Kirsty from school’


fetch, collect, go to get, come and get, go and get, call for, come for, go for

give someone a lift, give someone a ride

2‘he was picked up by the police for questioning’


arrest, apprehend, detain, take into custody, take prisoner, seize, capture, catch, take in

collar, nab, pull in, run in, nick, pinch, bust, nail, do, feel someone's collar

3‘he thought of going to a nightclub and picking up a girl’


strike up a casual acquaintance with, strike up a casual relationship with, take up with

make advances to

get off with, pull, cop off with