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What's the difference between dropping off somebody and picking up somebody? Are they interchangeable? Thank you!
Feb 4, 2014 7:25 PM
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No, they are opposite in meaning.
February 4, 2014
Hello! To drop someone/something off means you take someone or something somewhere and leave it/him/her there. For example: "I need to stop by the library to drop off a book before I get a late fee." OR "I am going to drop Jenny off at her school before I go to work." To pick someone/something up means you go get it/him/her and take them with you. For example: Joe - "Do you want to go to dinner tonight?" Sara - "Yes, what time?" Joe - "I'll pick you up at 7." OR "Can you pick up some paper towels from the store on your way home?" Hope that helps. :)
February 4, 2014
Aloha. You drop someone off when you go and they stay. You pick someone up when you arrive and you leave together.
February 4, 2014
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