scoop out

phr verb
Scoop out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑flesh

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • scoop out — verb 1. hollow out with a scoop (Freq. 1) scoop out a melon • Hypernyms: ↑hollow, ↑hollow out, ↑core out • Verb Frames: Somebody s something S …   Useful english dictionary

  • scoop out — PHRASAL VERB If you scoop out part of something, you remove it using a spoon or other tool. [V P n (not pron)] Cut a marrow in half and scoop out the seeds. [Also V n P] …   English dictionary

  • scoop out — 1) Syn: hollow out, gouge out, dig, excavate 2) Syn: remove, take out, spoon out, scrape out …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • scoop´er — scoop «skoop», noun, verb. –n. 1. a tool like a shovel, but having a short handle and a deep hollow part for dipping out or shoveling up and carrying loose materials: a) a kitchen utensil to take up flour, sugar, and the like. b) a large ladle.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scoop up — verb take out or up with or as if with a scoop (Freq. 3) scoop the sugar out of the container • Syn: ↑scoop, ↑scoop out, ↑lift out, ↑take up • Derivationally related forms: ↑scoop …   Useful english dictionary

  • scoop — 1. noun 1) a measuring scoop Syn: spoon, ladle, dipper; bailer 2) a scoop of vanilla ice cream Syn: spoonful, ladleful, portion, lump, ball; informal dollop 3) informal …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • scoop — [[t]sku͟ːp[/t]] scoops, scooping, scooped 1) VERB If you scoop a person or thing somewhere, you put your hands or arms under or round them and quickly move them there. [V n prep/adv] Michael knelt next to her and scooped her into his arms. [Also… …   English dictionary

  • scoop — I UK [skuːp] / US [skup] verb [transitive] Word forms scoop : present tense I/you/we/they scoop he/she/it scoops present participle scooping past tense scooped past participle scooped 1) to dig something out or pick it up using something such as… …   English dictionary

  • scoop — scoop1 [ skup ] verb transitive 1. ) to dig something out or pick it up using something such as a spoon or your curved hand: He scooped water from the stream and splashed it on his face. Carefully scoop out the pulp with a small spoon. 2. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • scoop — I n. utensil for scooping 1) a coal; flour; grain; ice cream scoop hot news item (colloq.) 2) to get the latest scoop II v. (D; tr.) to scoop out of * * * [skuːp] flour grain ice cream scoop …   Combinatory dictionary

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