HyperDic: scoop_up

English > 1 sense of the expression scoop up:
VERBcontactscoop up, scoop, scoop out, lift out, take uptake out or up with or as if with a scoop
English > scoop up: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
Meaningtake out or up with or as if with a scoop.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsscoop, scoop out, lift out, take up
Narrowerdipscoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

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