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scoop the pool

To win all, most, or the most coveted of the available awards or rewards in some competition. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. The film scooped the pool at the awards ceremony last night, winning the three top prizes for Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Actress. Among online retailers, the new company clearly scooped the pool this year, capturing an incredible 70% of the market.
See also: pool, scoop

scoop up

1. Literally, to gather or collect something with scooping motion or by using a cup-like utensil. A noun or pronoun can be used between "scoop" and "up." Scoop the muck up and throw it into the barrel over there. He scooped up the tadpole in his hands and brought it over for us to see.
2. To earn, achieve, or win something handily or easily. A noun or pronoun can be used between "scoop" and "up." The writer managed to scoop up seven awards last night. It's looking more and more likely that the team will scoop the championship up again this year.
See also: scoop, up

scoop the kitty

To win all, most, or the most coveted of the available awards or rewards in some competition. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. The film scooped the kitty at the awards ceremony last night, winning the three top prizes for Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Actress. Among online retailers, the new company clearly scooped the kitty this year, capturing an incredible 70% of the market.
See also: kitty, scoop

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

scoop something up

to gather and remove something by scooping, dipping, or bailing. Karen scooped the nuts up and put them in a bag. Jill scooped up all the money she had won and left the poker table.
See also: scoop, up

What's the scoop?

Inf. What is the news?; What's new with you? Bob: Did you hear about Tom? Mary: No, what's the scoop? "Hi, you guys!" beamed John's little brother. "What's the scoop?"

scoop the pool (or the kitty)

be completely successful; gain everything.
In gambling games, the pool or kitty is the total amount of money that is staked.
See also: pool, scoop

scoop up

v.
1. To lift or collect something with a scoop or scooping motion: I scooped up a handful of jelly beans. The tractor scooped the dirt up and poured it in the hole.
2. To win or achieve something, especially a prize, easily: The movie scooped up numerous awards. We scooped another win up on Saturday.
See also: scoop, up

scoop

1. n. a news story gathered by a reporter before any other reporter hears of it. I got a great scoop! I was right there when it happened.
2. tv. to beat someone—such as another reporter—in the race to get a news story first. They scooped the other paper on both stories.
3. n. a general roundup and arrest of criminals; a bust. (Underworld.) Bart got picked up in that big drug scoop last month.
4. n. liquor; a glass of beer. A little scoop helps pass the time when you’re waiting.
5. n. a folded matchbook cover used to snort cocaine or heroin. I need a scoop. It’s no good without one.
6. tv. & in. to snort cocaine or heroin, using a folded matchbook cover. He scooped two lines together.

What’s the scoop?

interrog. What is the news? “Hi, you guys!” beamed John’s little brother. “What’s the scoop?”
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s Mewper Scooper for 2 years through a collection of dynamic promotional materials such as press releases, product brochures, digital renditions, a password-protected website, and other visual mediums such as a New Product DVD and potentially, an interactive virtual reality presentation.
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Also in use was a Super Scooper airplane that scoops water from lakes to drop over the fire, she said.
SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT - April 14, 2000 -- APRIL IS THE COOLEST MONTH -- Scooper heros, Renee Renaud and Jeff Look, gear up for Ben & Jerry's annual Free Cone Day, April 18th.
The Dundee United youngster made the front pages and was labelled a scooper hero for removing the offending object from the pitch at Windsor Park.
All I could come up with was Puppy Love, Up On The Woof and the old Abba classic Pooper Scooper.
It's all outdoors and usually hot, so wear sunscreen and comfy shoes, and bring a pooper scooper and leash for your dog.
It's to encourage people to be more responsible for their animals and includes a two-hour written examination followed by a practical test where owners have to prove, among other things, that they know what the wrong end of a pooper scooper looks like.
Regina Peruggi, head of the Central Park Conservancy, wields a pooper scooper in Manhattan's famous park, and Eric Bonnot, chief of Burger King UK, slings patties and drains fries.
1 -- 2 -- color -- ran in SAC edition only) Above, a super scooper dumps water Saturday on a raging brush fire that has burned 5,700 acres in Bouquet Canyon since it started on Friday.
Committee member Dolly Rogers said she's bringing the ``pooper scooper, just in case.
And her local council were happy to arm her with a wheelie bin, gloves and pooper scooper so she could target play areas.
When they do their business in Buchanan Street or any other pedestrianised areas, the police don't get off their saddle to get their pooper scooper out why not?