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scoot down (to some place)

to go (down) somewhere in a hurry. I want you to scoot down to the store and get me a dozen eggs. Okay? I'll scoot down as soon as I finish reading the newspaper.
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scoot over

to slide sideways while seated. Scoot over and let me sit down. If you scoot over, we can get another person in this row.
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scoot over to someone or something

to travel or move over to someone or something or some place in a hurry. Scoot over to Don and ask him to come here for a minute. We all scooted over to the stadium for the football game.
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scoot over

Move to the side, especially to make room. For example, If you scoot over a little I'll have room to sit down. [Colloquial; first half of 1900s]
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scoot over

v.
1. To move or slide to the side: Can you scoot over so that I can sit down?
2. To move or slide something to the side: Scoot your chair over so we can talk.
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scoot

1. in. to run or scurry quickly from one place to another. I scooted from the bank to the cleaners and then on to the dentist’s.
2. n. a motorcycle. Do you wear a brain-bucket on your scoot?

the scoots

n. a case of diarrhea. Our vacation was ruined by a case of the scoots.
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Operating a fleet of Boeing aircraft, Scoot provides -- in addition to fantastic value airfares -- a safe, reliable and contemporary travel experience with a unique attitude -- Scootitude(TM).
Scoot is expected to compete directly with AirAsia X, the long-haul affiliate of Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia and British tycoon Richard Branson s Virgin Group.
The deal is still subject to shareholder backing but Scoot directors said they would have to instigate insolvency proceedings if the deal collapsed.
Scoot boss Robert Bonnier hailed it a great deal which would generate pounds 20 million worth of extra revenue.
To understand how arthropods scoot, scramble and roll, he and others have begun breaking these movements down into their simplest mechanical components.
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We are proud to deliver the first 787 to Scoot and have them join the growing family of 787 operators," said Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president, Asia Pacific and India Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Education, witnessed the ceremony alongside Campbell Wilson, Scoot, Chief Executive Officer and Jonathan Asherson, Rolls-Royce, Regional Director for ASEAN & Pacific.
Under the agreement, Boeing Flight Services, a business unit of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, will provide 787 flight training to Scoot pilots at Boeing's Singapore training campus.
Prosser then eliminated Guest Memorial's Nathan Scoot in the semi-final, while Selway saved game four times in the process of pipping Harlequins' Chris Prosser 21-20, after coming back from 19-13 down.
STAFF at ITV's online business directory - Scoot - are settling into their new offices on Preston Farm Industrial Estate, Stockton thanks to Tees Valley Regeneration.
I should explain that all translations were conducted through the one Scoot who spoke English, fluently, but with a Brooklyn accent.
In blazing sunshine, 18yearold Julian Price partnered Fold Flight, trained by his mother Julie at Presteigne, to a notable Improver victory, at this top meeting, while Huw Evans's Scoot Around seized a novice event by a length.
Scoot is currently valued at about pounds 10 million.
Thanks to the electric propulsion, officers are able to scoot to a 911 call quicker while expending less energy, said Sgt.