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To pick up stg (捡东西) 他把掉在地上的东西**捡**了起来 Tā bǎ diào zài dìshàng de dōngxi jiǎnle qǐlái He picked up all the things that fell on the floor. You can also find this with 捡拾 (Jiǎnshí) : to pick up 从海滩**捡拾**海草是违法的。 Cóng hǎitān jiǎnshí hǎicǎo shì wéifǎ de. It is illegal to pick seeweed from the beach by elli