spoon out

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w>spoon out

vt sep(löffelweise) ausschöpfen
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She kept a-raging right along, running her insurrection all by herself, and everybody else mighty meek and quiet; and at last Uncle Silas, looking kind of foolish, fishes up that spoon out of his pocket.
On a pike trip to the Northwest Territories, Bill pulled a spoon out of his box and told me that it was his secret weapon.
Ed, who has also carved a tiny love spoon out of a matchstick, said: "We have a number of options and I am thinking of maybe an ash tree or another sycamore among others." He plans to carve the spoon in a gazebo outside Cardiff Castle between Friday, December 7, and Sunday, December 16, after the design has been chosen.