Example sentences for: pick-up

How can you use “pick-up” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But most people happily went on introducing words like le workshop, le tour-operator (they insist on the hyphen), le self (self-service restaurant), le must (the thing to wear), le pick-up (the truck or the record player, not the girl), le hi-fi (pronounce: “eefee”).

  • Both the WP and the New York Times cite one source each (the Post identifies him/her as "a source familiar with the session" and the NYT goes with "a Republican counsel at the interview) saying that yesterday Lewinsky said that Currie's pick-up of the gifts could have occurred later than she previously testified, and hence after the much-talked-about cell call Currie made to her.

  • You can also charter a panga to drop you off, and arrange a return pick-up.

  • The Los Angeles Times leads with the news that California air quality officials are considering imposing stricter smog rules on pick-up trucks and minivans.

  • Questions of business and commerce are not neglected in this guide, from the most basic rural matters ( pick-up “agricultural equipment for the collection and storage of lucerne, hay, etc.”--the hay being made, no doubt, from ray-grass “a sort of English turf”) to the abstractions of high finance.

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