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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

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

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


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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I paid a total of PS11 for these scoops from a flea market in Abergavenny.
For the perfect drinking experience, drizzle the hot chocolate from the teapot into the glass and scoop out with a long spoon ( be careful not to spill a drop
We thought it would be cool to sweeten Bostonians' days with free ice cream in August," said Jason Sweeney, owner of three Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shops in Boston who's staff will be managing the program.
In addition, participating neighborhood Baskin-Robbins stores will support their local fire heroes by hosting hometown fire departments during 31 Cent Scoop Night as another way local firefighters can collect donations for their firehouses while joining the community and scooping ice cream for fun
Top sweet cinnamon nachos (make by cutting flour tortillas in triangles, sprinkling with cinnamon-sugar and baking until crisp and golden) with mini scoops of ice cream and desired sauces.
com to offer free virtual scoops online with the popular web site.
Group Scoop is a fun way for our fans to enjoy a free scoop of Baskin-Robbins ice cream with their Facebook friends, even if they are miles apart," said David Nagel, Baskin-Robbins Director of Brand Excitement.
True to its claim, the Tostitos Scoops tortilla chips proved to be the favorite dipping chip among the competitors.
This is a treat solely for our Scoop Shop fans, as it is the only place in the world that you can get this flavor
We are thrilled to bring back 31 Cent Scoop Night for a fourth year," said Srinivas Kumar, chief brand officer for Baskin-Robbins Worldwide.
8 scoops strawberry shortcake OR some type of raspberry-flavored ice cream
The game stars "Coney," a loveable cartoon cone that moves around popular scenic spots in the city trying to catch ice cream scoops.
During 31 Cent Scoop Night last year, Baskin-Robbins scooped more than four million scoops of ice cream
Handy tip for aspiring journalists: All really big scoops fall in your lap courtesy family friends; actual research not required.
scoops (measuring three inches across), one million servings equals 250,000 pounds or 125 tons.