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Scoop up   /skup əp/   Listen
Scoop up

verb
1.
Take out or up with or as if with a scoop.  Synonyms: lift out, scoop, scoop out, take up.






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"Scoop up" Quotes from Famous Books



... his honey-gorging long enough to roll a rotted log to one side and to scoop up from under it a pawful of fat white grubs which had decided to winter beneath the decayed trunk. Then, absent-mindedly brushing aside a squadron of indignant bees, he continued ...
— Further Adventures of Lad • Albert Payson Terhune

... snow, though, such as he had seen in England, for it looked more like a thick layer of softened hailstones, which he could scoop up and let fall separately, or scatter at large to glisten in the sun, while upon trying it the particles crackled and crushed under their feet, ...
— The Crystal Hunters - A Boy's Adventures in the Higher Alps • George Manville Fenn



Words linked to "Scoop up" :   take, lift out, dip, remove, withdraw, take away



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