English version

collect something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcollect something ↔ up phrasal verb British Englishto pick up several things, and put them together syn gather up Can you collect up all the dirty plates and cups? collect→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
collect upAnd I also learned there is more to shell collecting than picking up a few for the condo coffee table.Now she collects and builds up her stores all year round.
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Verb table
collect
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycollect
he, she, itcollects
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycollected
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave collected
he, she, ithas collected
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad collected
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill collect
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have collected
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam collecting
he, she, itis collecting
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you, we, theyare collecting
Past
I, he, she, itwas collecting
you, we, theywere collecting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been collecting
he, she, ithas been collecting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been collecting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be collecting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been collecting
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