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01. The little boy [scooped] the fish up in his bucket.
02. I got an ice cream cone with three different [scoops] of ice cream on it.
03. The little girl [scooped] a hole in the sand with her hands, and put her toys in it.
04. The mother [scooped] her baby up, and carried her into the bedroom.
05. We got a couple of [scoops] of almonds, some oatmeal and some sunflower seeds from the health food store to put in the cereal.
06. The film "Gladiator" [scooped] a number of awards at the Oscars this year.
07. Anne [scooped] the watermelon into balls and put them into a punch for the party.
08. The reporter got a major [scoop] when he discovered evidence of a leading politician's role in a corruption scandal.
09. The university newspaper was able to [scoop] the major media outlets with its story showing that the university president had lied about his credentials.
10. A well-known advertisement tells us that there are two [scoops] of raisins in every box of their cereal.
11. There is a Japanese proverb which observes that one cannot [scoop] up the ocean with a sea shell.
12. Bald eagles [scoop] up fish with their sharp claws.
13. The human brain is so soft that it could be [scooped] out with a spoon, like a ripe avocado.
14. The baker [scooped] a cup of flour from the bag.

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  • scoop — scoop …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Scoop — may refer to:Related to journalism* Scoop (term), a news story, particularly connotating a new or developing story with aspects of importance and excitement, normally an exclusive for the journalist involved * Scoop (novel), a 1938 satirical… …   Wikipedia

  • scoop — [ skup ] n. m. • 1957; mot angl. ♦ Anglic. Nouvelle importante donnée en exclusivité par une agence de presse. Recomm. offic. exclusivité. ♢ Fam. Nouvelle sensationnelle. ● scoop nom masculin (anglais scoop) Information importante ou… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Scoop — Scoop, n. [OE. scope, of Scand. origin; cf. Sw. skopa, akin to D. schop a shovel, G. sch[ u]ppe, and also to E. shove. See {Shovel}.] 1. A large ladle; a vessel with a long handle, used for dipping liquids; a utensil for bailing boats. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scoop´er — scoop «skoop», noun, verb. –n. 1. a tool like a shovel, but having a short handle and a deep hollow part for dipping out or shoveling up and carrying loose materials: a) a kitchen utensil to take up flour, sugar, and the like. b) a large ladle.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scoop — Scoop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scooping}.] [OE. scopen. See {Scoop}, n.] 1. To take out or up with, a scoop; to lade out. [1913 Webster] He scooped the water from the crystal flood. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To empty by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scoop 3 — Album par Pete Townshend Sortie 29 octobre 2001 Durée 85:47 Genre rock Label Eel Pie Critique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Scoop — steht für: Scoop (Journalismus), eine exklusive Meldung im Journalismus Scoop (Pete Townshend), ein Album von Pete Townshend Scoop – Die Aufreißer, eine kanadische Fernsehserie Scoop – Der Knüller, ein Film von und mit Woody Allen Scoop (Roman),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • scoop — [sko͞op] n. [ME scope < MDu schope, bailing vessel, schoppe, a shovel, akin to Ger schöpfen, to dip out, create] 1. any of various utensils shaped like a small shovel or a ladle; specif., a) a kitchen utensil used to take up sugar, flour, etc …   English World dictionary

  • scoop — ► NOUN 1) a utensil resembling a spoon, having a short handle and a deep bowl. 2) the bowl shaped part of a digging machine or dredger. 3) informal a piece of news published or broadcast in advance of being released by other newspapers or… …   English terms dictionary

  • Scoop — Scoop, v. t. to report a story first, before (a rival); to get a scoop, or a beat, on (a rival); used commonly in the passive; as, we were scooped. Also used in certain situations in scientific research, when one scientist or team of scientists… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English