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1.
Getting arrested for drunk driving.
Driving home from the bar last night I was picked up.
by networkguy May 15, 2009
 
2.
a common reference by parents for kids getting a 'ride' in a police car.

this was used almost as much as "put your eye out", ANOTHER phrase APPARENTLY in the 'parent handbook', i became EXTREMELY weary of hearing!!
i'm not coming to the police station when you get picked up!

the jenkins boys were constantly getting picked up for various infraction/s.

the police picked up a couple in a church parking lot trying to 'sock it home'
by michael foolsley June 19, 2012
 
3.
To to have picked up (something) in the past tense.
i pickedup on like 3 of those themse
by iproveditrae December 22, 2010