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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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He said the Catholic school, which has about 230 pupils, started promoting cycling and scooting because most parents were driving their children to school.
It's the Goodyear Blimp,' then scooting away (to Handel's Messiah) as .
In Yukiko Amano's work, a skein of twine loops around her neck, the ball scooting on the floor in response to her moves--a leash, a noose, or just women's work?
BURBANK - Bike patrol officers are scooting around town a lot faster these days.
Kids will love the cool and stylish new designs that get them excited to get scooting and learning new tricks in no time," said Thomas O'Connell, Global CEO, Yvolution.
To help promote the shop - and feed son Cameron's scooting passion - Dave decided to put together Team Xup, who now train together at Redcar's R-Kade Skate Park, in Majuba Road, at least once a week.