scoop up

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.scoop up - take out or up with or as if with a scoop; "scoop the sugar out of the container"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
dip - scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface; "dip water out of a container"
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Informal. New information, especially about recent events and happenings:
advice (often used in plural), intelligence, news, tiding (often used in plural), word.
1. To break, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example) with or as if with a tool:
2. To take a substance, as liquid, from a container by plunging the hand or a utensil into it.Also used with up:
3. To make by digging:
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w>scoop up

vt sepaufschaufeln; liquidaufschöpfen; she scooped the child/cards/money upsie raffte das Kind/die Karten/das Geld an sich (acc)
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