pick up on

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To notice, observe, learn, or understand, especially something otherwise overlooked.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'pick up on':

pick up onTo continue or build upon (for example, a task, analysis, or narrative), beginning from a point at which someone has previously stopped.
pick up onTo adopt a practice in which others already engage.
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