Picked-up sentence example

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  • He picked up the newspaper she had set out for him and started to read.
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  • Finally Carmen picked up Destiny and stood.
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  • He picked up the coffee cup and leaned back in his chair, eyeing her thoughtfully.
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  • Katie smiled knowingly and picked up another potato.
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  • Carmen sat Destiny on the floor and picked up the pan of pealed potatoes, along with a paring knife.
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  • Carmen picked up a potato and started pealing it.
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  • Carmen was so exhausted that after Bill picked up Katie, she went to bed.
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  • After they left, Carmen sank into the chair and picked up a horse magazine.
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  • He picked up the bag and smiled.
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  • He picked up the newspaper and settled into his chair while she checked on Destiny.
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  • She grimaced as she picked up her fork.
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  • Alex leaned forward and picked up his mug.
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  • Lathum walked beside him to their patrol car and picked up a tablet.
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  • Maybe he knew something and that was why he picked up Connie that night.
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  • He picked up a newspaper and snapped it open, his attention instantly captured by something he found in its crinkled pages.
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  • Lisa stood and picked up her plate.
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  • She picked up two suitcases and nodded to her make-up case.
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  • She started the coffee and picked up an empty pop bottle from the counter to discard in the trash.
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  • Connie frowned as she turned the other corner and picked up speed.
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  • She picked up her writing.
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  • He picked up his coffee.
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  • As she picked up one of his shirts, she smelled the same odor she had smelled last night.
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  • He carefully picked up the box and Yancey followed him out to the car.
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  • She turned around and picked up the lines.
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  • Feeling a little hurt by his apparent disinterest, she picked up her plate and started cleaning up the camp.
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  • She picked up the lines and worked her wagon behind the rest.
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  • Bordeaux picked up his saddle.
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  • She picked up her hat.
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  • Pulling on his half-dry socks and tugging into his boots, he picked up his shirt and left the area.
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  • She picked up a small valise and lifted her skirt as she stepped off the boardwalk into the dust.
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  • He picked up the reins and released the break, addressing her father and the twins.
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  • She leaned over and picked up a block of wood.
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  • As she picked up the dishes and turned toward the sink he finally responded.
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  • He picked up the luggage.
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  • Cynthia picked up another potato and eviscerated an eye.
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  • He picked up a piece of straw and leaned his back against the tree, picking his teeth.
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  • She stood and picked up the blanket.
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  • She picked up the blanket.
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  • In a state of deep depression, she stopped by the social services office on the way home and picked up some literature and a form.
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  • I picked up a stone and attempted to skim it across the water.
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  • The LeBlanc's had picked up Howie at his Boston apartment so the car was packed tightly.
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  • We were picked up by Martha and arrived just as Quinn and who'd ferried Howie pulled in behind us.
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  • Others picked up the chant.
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  • I've picked up a couple of the metal symbols to add to my often-useful collection.
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  • Brennan picked up his phone on the first ring.
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  • Howie drove down and picked up his beloved, along with Molly O'Malley, her nine year old daughter.
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  • I picked up the phone as Betsy closed my office door and sat next to me.
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  • I picked up the phone for my next chore as Betsy, with Molly in hand, peeked in my office.
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  • Brennan asked as soon as I picked up.
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  • I picked up the dishes and cleaned up the kitchen before sinking into my easy chair in the living room.
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  • My frustration forced action of some sort so I picked up the phone and dialed Howie and Julie's room at the Four Seasons in Santa Barbara.
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  • They've gone into hiding, I said this as soon as she picked up.
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  • He picked up as Betsy came in the door.
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  • The look of shock on Betsy's face was immediately picked up by Molly and frightened the young girl.
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  • Willard picked up a toothpick and began working it.
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  • Killing time as I waited, I picked up a discarded newspaper on a vacated seat next to me.
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  • Nervously, I dialed her cell and felt a flood of relief when she picked up.
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  • It was presumed Howie was summoned there and picked up Grasso.
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  • She sighed and picked up his hand, placing it on her head.
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  • It was Sofi's whisper in his mind, a new trick she'd picked up from Darian.
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  • She picked up Sunny and sat on the couch, making herself at home.
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  • Intercepts picked up a call Talon made to one of his guys who we know plans his recruitment fairs.
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  • He picked up Sunny and crossed to the kitchen to stack the plate high with cookies.
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  • Darian picked up after the first ring.
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  • The rain picked up again.
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  • His own Guardians stayed out of arm's reach of him, and humans picked up and ran.
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  • He picked up the headphone-mic combo.
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  • She picked up the box to toss it on the chair when something slid out.
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  • Then out of the blue came the call from a sticky-sweet state worker informing the Deans that Martha would be picked up on Saturday morning—this was Thursday—for the introductory reunion.
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  • I don't know where Jake picked up Larkin, but he can send her back as far as I'm concerned.
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  • Dean crossed to the bureau, picked up his hairbrush.
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  • He picked up the telephone and handed it to her.
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  • He stopped and picked up the object.
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  • He picked up the telephone.
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  • He claimed to have been picked up by Patsy Boyd while hitchhiking down state.
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  • Dean instinctively sniffed the air for the smell of cordite but his nostrils picked up only the scent of alcohol.
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  • We marked the way out of the mine but then he showed us he'd picked up our markings.
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  • He picked up the toys Destiny had been playing with and put them in the toy box.
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  • When Alex came home for lunch, Carmen picked up Destiny and followed him to the barn.
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  • That night she and Jonathan picked up Destiny and then headed home.
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  • His attention returning to the lap desk, he picked up the pencil as if ready to write something - and then put it down.
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  • Carmen picked up her pace, heading for the house.
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  • She picked up three eggs and put them into the basket.
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  • Señor Medena pulled the pie closer and picked up the fork.
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  • He strode to his office and picked up the telephone receiver of the land line.
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  • Logan picked up on the third ring.
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  • He replaced it and picked up the ring.
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  • Oh, and I picked up someone else's soul last night, she said.
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  • As usual, the phone rang until her voicemail picked up.
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  • He picked up what looked like a medical file and became as still as the death dealer, as if forgetting her presence completely.
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  • She tapped the ear piece as the conversation around picked up but the words faded in and out of translation.
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  • The translator was dead and picked up none of the men's terse discussion.
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  • Fred picked up an extra fork.
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  • Dean picked up one of the letters, glanced at it, and put it down.
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  • She picked up the letters.
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  • Dean picked up the comb, pen and ink bottle and passed them to her as well.
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  • Edith looked once more at her son and then picked up the garment and the comb.
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  • Donnie had paid no attention to their conversation but having tired of his puzzle, picked up the notebook of letters and numbers and began to study it, turning the binder page by page.
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  • He picked up the phone.
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  • Ryland picked up on it immediately.
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  • Penny, who couldn't have weighted more than a hundred and ten, picked up the magazine.
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  • He picked up a menacing looking tool.
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  • He picked up the second page.
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  • Cynthia asked out of politeness as Effie picked up a chocolate chip cookie with dainty fingers.
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  • Dean just smiled and picked up the local newspaper.
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  • Dean picked up the telephone and called Sheriff Weller.
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  • Dean grabbed the paper, gave a glance to the parlor and picked up the portable phone.
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  • He wasn't quite ready for sleep so he wandered back to the parlor, sat in the back corner and picked up a biking magazine.
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  • He remembered the day, just before they first opened the bed and breakfast, when he'd picked up this Jeep, the first new vehicle he'd ever owned.
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  • Most of the climbing gear was absent, presumably picked up by Weller at the ice park.
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  • He could have picked up the knife from the table.
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  • It must have been picked up by mistake.
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  • Miracle of miracles, Cynthia picked up the phone on the first ring.
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  • He sat at the table and picked up a piece of pastry.
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  • He picked up her bags and followed the pair to the small room.
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  • He picked up his pad and wrote, "Lost them."
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  • Fred picked up a pair of children's cross country skies from an ad in the paper and the group spent a number of after school afternoons on Red Mountain utilizing the free trails at Ironton.
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  • Dean picked up the hall phone, and resting the phone book on his lap began calling lodging establishments.
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  • But he didn't display an iota of love toward her that I picked up on.
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  • He was vindictive by nature and—this is the 'guess' part—he cut his line and left my knife which he'd picked up from his wife's room.
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  • She reached over and picked up the translated pages of Annie Quincy's notebook and began reading aloud.
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  • Connor stared straight ahead for a moment, picked up his glass and drained it.
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  • Well if you must know, I picked up an attractive, slightly long in the tooth socialite, shopped for suits with her, brought her to the Roseville and yada, yada, yada.
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  • She picked up the glass and held it up.
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  • She picked up a piece of sheet music from the stand and could see it required a far greater command of the piano than he was exhibiting.
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  • He had picked up a Tantalus and was about to smash it on the floor.
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  • Jackson picked up an apple from the bowl of fruit, tossed it in the air, caught it, then bit into it.
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  • Elisabeth stared straight ahead, then picked up her cell phone and walked out of the kitchen.
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  • Elisabeth picked up her knife and started carving again.
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  • Jackson picked up the diamond and held it to the light.
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  • She picked up the duvet from the bed and draped it on the sofa, then undressed.
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  • After showering and dressing, Jackson picked up the wolf's head from the bed.
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  • Loosening his tie, he dropped into the leather office chair and picked up the envelope.
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  • He sat up straight and picked up the picture, whistling in admiration.
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  • Retrieving the glass of grape sparkly, he picked up the picture and leaned back in the chair.
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  • Carmen picked up the towel and hung it on the rack.
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  • She picked up a coffee cup and met his cold gaze.
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  • She switched on the radio and picked up the broom.
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  • He picked up his suitcase.
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  • She shut the stove door and picked up the kid.
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  • Carmen made it to the telephone on the sixth ring, gasping for breath as she picked up the receiver.
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  • After he left, Alex picked up the picture and sat down in the plush office chair for the last time.
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  • Brady snorted and picked up her micro.
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  • Regretfully resolved, he rose and fixed his uniform then picked up her belongings.
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  • She picked up a handgun-sized laser weapon, set it down, and picked up a smaller one.
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  • When the helo circled the rocks, she began to suspect they'd picked up her transmission.
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  • Deidre paused beside the bubbling nest of beetles the size of her hand.  Katie watched as she picked up one, peered at it and then flung it.  Deidre giggled.
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  • I stood up, picked up my backpack, and walked to the car.
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  • A breeze picked up at the shoreline, wrinkling the water as the waves slowly rolled toward him in silver lines.
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  • Dean smiled as he picked up the evening newspaper.
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  • No. It was just one of those unanswered details I picked up on and figured I'd ask.
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  • Dean returned to the table and conveyed the news as he picked up his coffee— no roll, no change.
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  • On the spur of the moment he picked up the phone and dialed Cece Baldwin, a number he now had committed to memory from the many unsuc­cessful times he'd made the call.
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  • He poured a cup of cold coffee from the pot and picked up Mrs. Lincoln in one arm, interrupting her licking the remains of a bowl of chocolate pudding.
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  • Dean picked up the magazine, glancing at it as he spoke.
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  • If he's here, his information packet would have been picked up when he signed in.
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  • He signed in and picked up his packet of information.
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  • Fred, in a particularly kind mood, had not only picked up the gear but set up Dean's tent for him.
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  • Dean picked up the pace and closed the gap on the yellow­shirted rider, low on his bike to minimize the wind resistance as he raced downward at a dangerous speed.
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  • We picked up their voices on our bug in your house but by the time we figured out what was going on, you were already there and we backed off.
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  • Lori picked up a magazine, obviously trying to forget the history between Carmen and her husband.
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  • Returning to the relative cool of the dairy, she picked up a broom.
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  • He shook his head and picked up his cup.
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  • Carmen sat down and picked up her cup, taking a sip before she spoke.
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  • Gradually, the parents came in and picked up their babies until she was left with an 8-week-old little girl.
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  • He picked up his sandwich.
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  • She picked up a fork.
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  • In her room, Carmen picked up her cell phone.
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  • She shopped responsibly, but this time she picked up healthy fresh fruit and vegetables – something she previously would have had to replace with canned food.
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  • It wouldn't have occurred to her to check his pockets, but as she picked up his shirt, it crackled.
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  • He sat down in his chair without assisting her and picked up the bowl of mashed potatoes.
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  • She picked up her fork.
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  • He must have picked up the lamb and left the clinic, which would explain why he wasn't there when she drove by.
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  • He sat down opposite her and picked up his napkin.
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  • As he picked up a knife and sliced the meat, he mused.
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  • He leaned forward, picked up his fork and began devouring his supper without further comment.
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  • He strode back to his office and picked up the receiver.
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  • He picked up a fork and lit into his lunch.
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  • He picked up his luggage and strode across the room.
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  • He slowly picked up his fork, never taking his eyes off of her.
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  • He picked up the reins.
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  • If the child picked up on her fear, it could cause him worse problems.
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  • She leaned over and picked up the knitting bag.
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  • Anxious to keep her mind off Josh, she picked up a magazine and sat on the couch.
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  • Jenn's tension fled from her as she picked up the small child and hugged her close.
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  • She picked up a pillow and two blankets, spreading one on the floor a foot from the window before plopping her pillow down.
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  • She picked up her cheeseburger, walked to the kitchen door, and leaned against the doorframe, watching Darian flip hamburgers on the stove.
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  • His senses picked up more Watcher and Other activity than normal this morning.
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  • She picked up a rock and threw it into the center of the gateway.
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  • She picked up a book to read to them and rested her back against the wall.
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  • Jonathan picked up his clothes and said goodnight before retiring to his room.
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  • He picked up his coffee and met her gaze with a touch of humor.
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  • He picked up his coffee cup and took a drink.
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  • She waded to the bank and picked up her shoes and stockings.
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  • There he sat in his chair and picked up the morning paper, dismissing the womenfolk.
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  • She picked up a picture of Carmen & Alex and pointed to Alex.
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  • Had he said something to his father about their issue, or had Senor Medena merely picked up on the tension between them?
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  • Alex picked up a large flat rock and put it in the wheelbarrow.
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  • She lifted it and carried it to the wheelbarrow while he picked up another one.
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  • Megan picked up the candles and began methodically poking them in the cake.
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  • It was in his eyes - in the way he picked up the pen and tried to find a reason to avoid her angry gaze.
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  • The woman picked up a basket and started down an isle.
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  • It would be nice to try some of the camp recipes she had picked up before leaving California, but the kitchen was hot enough without adding cooking heat.
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  • She wiped her mouth with a paper towel and picked up her plate.
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  • She shook her head and picked up her fork, stabbing it into the eggs.
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  • Clara stood and picked up her purse.
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  • Xander picked up on one of the Guardians from the local station moving towards the alley.
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  • His sensitive ears picked up the sound of the television coming from the living room, but it wasn't this that woke him.
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  • She lifted it gently then picked up its bowls.
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  • His senses picked up six Guardians.
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  • Xander's senses picked up nothing, but they wouldn't.
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  • She picked up the tablet and set it on the counter.
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  • When you feel like venting, call, Gerry said and picked up her cell.
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  • She found herself admiring his body and forced her attention on reading one of the books she'd picked up during a trip to stretch her legs earlier.
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  • Jenn picked up Jessi's phone as she spoke.
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  • His senses picked up on the Guardians and Gods gathered in the red barn.
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  • At odd hours of lessons she picked up a smattering of Latin, music and natural science, but most days were holidays and spent in country rambles and games with village children.
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  • They were finally driven ashore on the island of Seriphus, where they were picked up by a fisherman named Dictys.
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  • Cables have frequently been picked up showing after many years of submergence no appreciable deterioration in this respect, while in other cases ends have been picked up which in the course of twelve years had been corroded to needle points, the result probably of metalliferous deposits in the locality.
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  • Rolled pieces of amber, usually small but occasionally of very large size, may be picked up on the east coast of England, having probably been washed up from deposits under the North Sea.
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  • He was shot in the leg, picked up by the English, and successfully treated, although he remained slightly lame.
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  • Chantre in 1894 picked up lustreless ware, like that of Hissarlik, in central Phrygia and at Pteria, and the English archaeological expeditions, sent subsequently into north-western Anatolia, have never failed to bring back ceramic specimens of Aegean appearance from the valleys of the Rhyndacus, Sangarius and Halys.
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  • If now the vertical movement of the walking-beam be 24 in., when 'it starts on the up-stroke the sinker-bar rises 4 in., and the cross-heads come together with a smart blow, then the auger-stem is picked up and lifted 20 in.
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  • The geographical ideas which prevailed at the time Columbus started in search of Cathay may be most readily gathered from two contemporary globes, the one known as the Laon globe because it was picked up in 1860 at a curiosity shop in that town, the other produced at Nuremberg in 1492 by Martin Behaim.1 The Laon globe is of copper gilt, and has a diameter of 170 mm.
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  • An accident prevented his sailing with his regiment to Brazil, and after a visit to Flanders, where an uncle offered to secure a commission for him, he went to England, picked up the language, and in 1752 became tutor in a Shropshire family.
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  • His body was picked up three days afterwards, so disfigured that it was only recognized by the star on his coat.
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  • After passing his leaving examination from a Realschule, young Stinnes was placed in an office at Coblentz where he speedily picked up the elements of a business training.
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  • A strange visitor, the frost-fish, never seen at sea, is picked up stranded on sandy beaches in cold weather, and is prized by epicures.
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  • Such skill as nurses possessed was picked up in the wards.
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  • One of the younger scholars of the day was William Lilye, who picked up his Greek at Rhodes on his way to Palestine and became the first high-master of the school founded by Colet at St Paul's (1510).
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  • At his birth Judas was enclosed in a chest and flung into the sea; picked up on a foreign shore, he was educated at the court until a murder committed in a moment of passion compelled his flight.
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  • At Vienna, in 1702, he picked up the Scottish general George Benedict Ogilvie, and enlisted him in Peter's service.
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  • As the ship commenced to make stern way he blew the charges, and the crews got into two cutters which were picked up by the "Whirlwind" and a motor launch.
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  • The destroyers had been lying off the harbour, and the "Warwick" now picked up four motor launches, including ML282 overloaded and full of wounded with 'or men of the "Iphigenia" and "Intrepid."
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  • When the young scholar presented himself to the rulers of that society, they were amazed not more by his ungainly figure and eccentric manners than by the quantity of extensive and curious information which he had picked up during many months of desultory but not unprofitable study.
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  • The little advance I now have upon this store of education I have picked up from time to time under the pressure of necessity."
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  • It has been conjectured that the "estuary" here mentioned refers to the Baltic, the existence of which as a separate sea was unknown to all ancient geographers; but the obscure manner in which it is indicated, as well as the inaccuracy of the statements concerning the place from whence the amber was actually derived, both point to the sort of hearsay accounts which Pytheas might readily have picked up on the shores of the German Ocean, without proceeding farther than the mouth of the Ems, Weser or Elbe, which last is supposed by Ukert to have been the limit of his voyage in this direction.
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  • An educated Greek, who knew something (as many at that time did) cf the Greek translation of the ancient Hebrew Scriptures, if he had picked up this letter before he had ever heard the name of Jesus Christ, would have been deeply interested in these opening words.
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  • The consul may even defray the expenses of maintaining, and forwarding to their destination, passengers taken off or picked up from wrecked or injured vessels, if the master does not undertake to proceed in six weeks; these expenses becoming, in terms of the Passenger Acts 1855 and 1863, a debt due to His Majesty from the owner or charterer.
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  • According to one account, he distinguished himself by stopping the runaway horses of her carriage; according to another, he only picked up her handkerchief; a third and scandalous explanation of his fortune has been given.
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  • While apprenticed to a cabinet-maker he picked up a Chinese grammar written in Latin, and after mastering the latter tongue made such good progress with the former, that in 1846 James Legge engaged him to superintend the London Missionary Society's press at Shanghai.
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  • While Tsountas, for the Greek Archaeological Society, picked up his work at Mycenae in 1886, and gradually cleared the Acropolis, with notable results, Schliemann tried for traces of the Caesareum at Alexandria, of the Palace of Minos at Knossos, in Crete, and of the Aphrodite temple at Cythera (1888); but he was not successful, meeting in the two former enterprises with a local opposition which his wealth was unable to bear down.
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  • Voltaire said that it was full of commonplaces, and that what was original was false or problematical; Rousseau declared that the very benevolence of the author gave the lie to his principles; Grimm thought that all the ideas in the book were borrowed from Diderot; according to Madame du Deffand, Helvetius had raised such a storm by saying openly what every one thought in secret; Madame de Graffigny averred that all the good things in the book had been picked up in her own salon.
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  • It was formerly the practice to kill the otter with long spears, which the huntsmen carried; now the quarry is picked up and "tailed," or run into by the pack.
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  • Carmen picked up Destiny and followed Felipa out the door.
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  • Pulling the covers over him, she picked up his clothes and laid them on a chair.
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  • Carmen picked up Destiny and hugged her tight.
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  • Bordeaux picked up the plates and started scrapping the bones into a pile.
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  • She picked up her plate and scraped the food into a scrap bowl for the cat.
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  • He picked up a magazine to show his disdain for our childishness.
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  • I picked up a Chinese takeout of General Tao's Chicken, enough for his oriental army, and trudged up to my lonely apartment.
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  • As the call had progressed, the others picked up on the substance from my side of the conversation.
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  • Betsy picked up a case of a body dump in Illinois and, as it was a slow day, we tried to bracket the unknown time of the corpse's disposal.
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  • As soon as I'd picked up the fare and set it down in our cell, the door slammed behind me and the latch was dropped.
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  • Desperate to try anything, I picked up the black composition book.
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  • What about the kid you picked up at the last flash-n-burn?
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  • She picked up her book and walked past the female Guardian, who watched her go, puzzled.
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  • I think you just picked up Oracle babysitting duty.
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  • Deidre strode to the hearth and picked up the time marker that was no larger than her pinkie.
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  • Then out of the blue came the call from a sticky-sweet state worker informing the Deans that Martha would be picked up on Saturday morning—this was Thursday—for the introductory reunion.
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  • Grandma & Grandpa Reynolds had already picked up Destiny.
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  • Señor Medena pulled the pie closer and picked up the fork.
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  • Donnie picked up a pair of long legged drawers and held them up with a smile but Edith snatched them away and shook her finger in a mock scold.
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  • Dean picked up Gladys's chatter in mid-conversation.
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  • He picked up the pencil and word key and, stifling a yawn, began to decode the notebook.
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  • He was vindictive by nature and—this is the 'guess' part—he cut his line and left my knife which he'd picked up from his wife's room.
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  • The vampire was returning home after spending the night with a beautiful woman he had picked up in the bar at a local hotel.
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  • Jackson downed his drink, picked up his glass of blood, went to the bar and grabbed three bottles of scotch.
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  • The alternative – that Death might see Rhyn as a viable leader for the Council – was inconceivable.  No self-serving, reckless, half-evil being could be entrusted with the fate of humanity!  Baffled by the deity's bizarre visit, Kris pushed the memories out of his mind.  He had to find Rhyn.  He picked up his rucksack and joined Kiki outside the tent.  Kiki stood before a portal on the dark beach.
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  • Dean returned to the table and conveyed the news as he picked up his coffee— no roll, no change.
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  • Just then, Lieutenant Anderson picked up the phone.
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  • A search of the area where the first suit had fallen revealed the gun, a .38 caliber, which Dean picked up carefully so as not to dis­turb the prints.
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  • She shopped responsibly, but this time she picked up healthy fresh fruit and vegetables – something she previously would have had to replace with canned food.
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  • When she sat in her chair and picked up the cake decorating catalog, he looked up.
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  • He was intrigued when Keller picked up a special old Imari pot.
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  • Careful observers picked up on the nuances of his gestures. 
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  • I would have appreciated a more technical appendix that explained the killer techniques he picked up.
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  • While we have picked up numerous awards as Corporate Law Firm of the Year.
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  • This was picked up on by Radio 1. This must be viewed as the usual bullshit for which the Sun is rightly infamous!
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  • Boab meanwhile has picked up the head and goes over to Danny. 'Ya chancer, ya bloody chancer ye.
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  • I wondered how many hundreds of ticks and/or chiggers we'd just picked up (actually none to our later and considerable relief ).
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  • When the time came the biologist, Robert Clark, picked up Mrs chippy and gave him an affectionate hug and stroke.
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  • I have some large glass cloches I picked up via freecycle and they would be ideal.
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  • The winners in 18 categories picked up their awards from TV comedian Rory Bremner.
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  • Hilary Benn spoke for the UK Government and reports I picked up afterward were extremely complimentary.
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  • Had Rounders picked up impish grinnolan is is it to the adrenaline-fueled compulsives.
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  • When they arrive back there to collect her cousin, they come across the very concussed and confused man they accidentally picked up earlier.
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  • Captain Goede picked up his microphone and called the control tower at Kirtland AFB and reported what he and his crew had seen.
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  • There were lots of spider crabs waiting to be picked up.
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  • I picked up one very like a small cucumber.
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  • Quality costume jewelry picked up the now defunct fine jewelry market.
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  • Molenaar picked up an injury and looked totally dejected (as well as being injured) as he went off.
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  • See, I have always been incredibly upset when my car has picked up little dings and scratches.
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  • It might use a small dish antenna bought mail-order and some parts picked up at a surplus store.
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  • The plow quickly dislodges both compacted material and vegetation which can then be picked up by the loading shovel and disposed of.
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  • The United ' keeper launched the ball downfield where it was picked up by Howard.
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  • Easter picked up the ball from the back of a scrum and broke downfield, before releasing Keogh out on the right flank.
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  • The birds were a bit hard to come by there, because it was mid-afternoon, but the activity picked up considerably nearer dusk.
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  • Although very close to the water the pilot managed to safely eject form his plane and was picked up by lifeboat.
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  • Many items can be picked up in local charity shops or in dedicated vintage clothing emporiums.
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  • Fifteen years later, a detective called Laura Hiley picked up the data and used DNA evidence to find the identity of the murderer.
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  • I arrived at the site late evening, and immediately picked up an adult Gyr flying along the cliff face - what a bird!
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  • I picked up some specimens, with much glassy feldspar, approaching in character to trachyte.
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  • The piece has been picked up by MTV's documentary division, which is committed to working with established filmmakers in exploring uncharted territory.
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  • In May, Fox picked up the rights to the new Mutant Enemy show firefly.
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  • A Norwegian freighter ' The Tampa ' received the distress calls from the Australian Coast Guard and picked up the refugees.
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  • Then with a dark frown on her face she turned to one of the two telephones beside her and picked up the receiver.
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  • My feeling of well being and energy levels have picked up a lot and now I go home feeling full of energy.
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  • Luis found an armadillo, which he picked up and turned upside down so we could all gawp at it.
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  • Poor Sarah's little giggle behind the tent flap got picked up by the last person she wanted to hear.
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  • Other delicate techniques, such as threading, he picked up from Italian-inspired studio glassmakers, particularly in the United States.
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  • You may find glitches in the website that have not been picked up by us.
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  • He might just as well picked up a wet haddock on the seafront to slap around their faces.
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  • The black alloy handlebars had picked up a few scratches which shows poor quality anodizing in fact they may simply be painted.
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  • I picked up a few of the cobs which a mechanical harvester had failed to collect.
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  • Already the unseemly haste with which the media picked up the flashlight for Blair has created signs of a backlash among Labor supporters.
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  • The coastguard helicopter picked up the diver from the vessel Tango for assessment by a diving specialist doctor.
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  • Woodward, coached by Matt Hargreaves, also picked up a gold medal in the 400m hurdles.
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  • He was typical of the many Jerry Green stray dogs picked up daily wandering and lonely often mistreated and hungry.
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  • The issue seems a no-brainer, yet somehow Columbia Records in America never picked up on the album.
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  • But strike bowler Austin dismissed both openers and Tom Kearney also picked up a couple of wickets as Rainham pushed for the win.
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  • So I first picked up my mask, then I took a scared peep around.
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  • Researchers working on the e-materials project picked up the gauntlet and successfully predicted a new polymorph of the Alzheimer's drug, piracetam.
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  • The Empire auditorium featured a famous promenade, where high-class prostitutes picked up their clients.
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  • Our garden resembles a quagmire in the wet, but the vacuum did its job and picked up pretty much everything thrown at it.
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  • When I came back down south I hung up my volleyball shoes and picked up my badminton racket again.
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  • They may feel falsely reassured that regular hospital attendance means that any cancers will be picked up anyway.
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  • A message is sent by the originator to be picked up at some later time by its intended recipient.
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  • However if the phone is not picked up then the EntryCom can automatically redial another number, such as your mobile telephone.
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  • The recording picked up some loud retorts, which sound like gunfire or explosions.
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  • His rider, George Baker, picked up a two day ban for careless riding.
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  • There are several reasons why rats get scabs, the most obvious being mites which can be picked up from bedding or food.
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  • From a 5-metre scrum Micky Flitcroft picked up and went over the line, only to have the try disallowed.
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  • Mark Lock then picked up from the back of the resultant scrum and was again held up.
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  • Fletcher also picked up a bronze in the 100m, clocking 13.1 secs behind Holmfirth's Tom Jennings, who won in 12.6 secs.
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  • The wind picked up slightly for the start of race two, only to progressively drop and become more shifty as the race developed.
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  • We went via a large shopping mall, where I picked up an extra suitcase for the journey back.
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  • I am happy to tell you that I have just picked up my 17 year sobriety chip.
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  • Tom Adams picked up his first Midland championship medal when he finished third in the under-20s 2,000m steeplechase.
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  • Neil Sharp, his deputy in midweek, picked up a calf strain at Bootham Crescent and faces a late fitness test.
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  • Short Wave Receiver Now anyone can enjoy the thrill of the sounds of radio broadcasts picked up on a home-built receiver!
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  • Even better were distant calling toucans, which were three Chestnut-mandibled Toucans which we gleefully picked up in the distance.
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  • Repair parts are picked up by the platoon using ground or air transportation.
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  • Sound is picked up by a microphone worn behind the ear, and the analog waveform passed to an external spe