To Pick Something Up
To Find Something, To Gather Something
transitive verb, godan verb
This word consists of kanji with hiragana attached. Because the hiragana ends with an う sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means pick up so the verb vocab version is to pick something up.
The reading is the same as the one you learned with the kanji. Nicely done!
When one God gets rid of you, another picks you up.
I found a 500 yen coin on that sidewalk on the way back home.
Someone threw a couch away on the side of the road, but it still looked useful, so I picked it up.