Tom picked up the wallet and opened it. (捡起)
How can Mary play guitar so well?
Because Mary picks up guitar by herself. (学习、学得)
He studied hard and picked up French.
I want to pick up my children from school. (开车接某人)
What do you want me to get for you? I'm leaving now.
Pick up a bottle of milk and a loaf of bread please. (顺便买)
Pick up some beverages on the way home.
Why did Margaret call yesterday?
She wanted to pick up some magazines she lended me. (索取、认领)
Hi, Tom. I haven't see you for a long time. Why are you so busy today?
Because my parents are going to visit me next week. So I have to pick up my room before they come. (收拾、整理)
pick up the taxi (付款、买单)
Where has Mary been? I haven't see her for a week.
I'm sorry to tell you that she picked up a cold in the office. (不幸染病)
Let's pick up the discussion after lunch. (继续做某事)
quit school 辍学
quit smoking 戒烟
quit a job 辞职
It's so early to quit. 放弃
quit doing sth. 停止做某事
quit pressure 摆脱压力
W: She is counting the days. (数)
You can tell the age of a tree by counting its rings.
4. W: But what happens if it rains? What are we going to do then?
M: We'll have to count on good weather. But if it does rain, the whole thing will have to be cancelled. (取决于)
Q: What do we learn from the conversation?
A) The weather forecast says it will be fine.
B) The weather doesn't count in their plan. (被考虑进去)
C) They will not do as planned in case of rain.
D) They will postpone their program if it rains.
bother sb. doing sth.
it's no bother to me
sorry to bother sb.
have a lot of bother in doing sth.
have a lot of bother doing sth.
bother about doing sth.
don't bother with it