scoop (something) out of (something else)

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scoop (something) out of (something else)

To remove something out of something else using a scoop or scooping motion. A noun or pronoun can be used between "scoop" and "out." I scooped the ice cream out of the tub and served it in a cone. The pathologist scooped the organs out of the victim's body to try to determine a cause of death.
See also: of, out, scoop
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scoop something out of something

 and scoop something Out
to remove something from something by dipping or scooping. She scooped the water out of the bottom of the rowboat. Karen scooped out the water.
See also: of, out, scoop
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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