picking up   (拾う)

The park supplies bags for picking up animal waste.

Galway got a bye into the final without picking up a hurley.

before picking   (選ぶ前)

An army helicopter flew over the town before picking up wounded soldiers.

Astralis won the pistol round, but then lost the anti-economy round and would go on to lose five in a row before picking up another one.

A method suitable for small children consists in spreading the cards on a large surface and moving them around before picking up the deck again.