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:

  • 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.

  • The Post reports that the 200 law enforcement trackers braving rough terrain, boiling temperatures and snakes in the North Carolina woods in search of Rudolph have not garnered any new clues since a neighbor had a run-in with him near his hometown on July 14, when Rudolph made off with an ex-neighbor's pick-up truck and some food.

  • 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.

  • 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”).

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

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