While the Japanese have picked up foreign words for more than a century, more are now coming from the business world.
I picked up more mellifluous words when a family friend came over to teach me some Chilean music on my guitar.
He has picked up words now that were suppressed in it by "unconsciousness."
And babies picked up words at an astonishing rate once they began to talk.
Lester picks up words like that where he works.
Sometimes little kids pick up bad words and say them!
And now she began to pick up words.
But when he did call them to mind, she could pick up pictures and feelings as well as words.
I wonder where he picked up such words.
We'll have to carry on with this performance until we've picked up enough words to form structurally simple sentences.