SCOOP in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SCOOP
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
scoop
 n.  vessel with a long handle, used for dipping liquids
 n.  deep shovel for digging out and dipping; spoon-shaped instrument
Classic Sentence:
1  As the receding wave swept back with a hoarse roar, it seemed to scoop out deep caves in the beach, as if its purpose were to undermine the earth.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. TEMPEST
2  He looked at her for a long space and then, leaning, scooped up a small wad of red clay from the ground.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
3  In the rear wall was another little cave; a round hole, not much bigger than an oil barrel, scooped out in the black earth.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: X
4  Joe scooped his eyes with his disengaged wrist, as if he were bent on gouging himself, but said not another word.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVIII
5  --that was what they were singing, as they scooped and tossed the invisible hay, when she looked round again.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
6  The yellow dripping had been scooped out like a boghole and the pool under it brought back to his memory the dark turf-coloured water of the bath in Clongowes.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
Example Sentence:
1  Handy lift-and-drain scoop is better than messy baskets.
2  First, scoop a hole in the soil.
3  She bent down and scooped up the little dog.
4  In a single effortless motion, he scooped Frannie into his arms.
5  Just as we were about to publish the story, we were scooped by a rival paper.
6  He quickly scooped the money up from the desk.
7  She scooped the children up and ran with them to safety.
8  The footage appears to show security personnel restrain a visibly upset boy while they carefully cut the belt from the youth's torso in Kirkuk. Once the belt has been removed, the boy is scooped up and taken away.