One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a measuring scoop is provided’
spoon, ladle, dipper
2‘add a scoop of vanilla ice cream’
spoonful, ladleful, portion, lump, ball
3‘reporters at the three tabloid papers competed for scoops’
exclusive, exclusive story, inside story, exposé, revelation
1‘a hole was scooped out in the floor’
hollow out, gouge out, dig, excavate, cut out
2‘halve the potatoes, scoop out the flesh and mash it with the yogurt mixture’
remove, take out, spoon out, scrape out, ladle out
3‘she scooped up armfuls of clothes and dumped them on the bed’
pick up, gather up, lift, sweep up, catch up, take up
snatch up, grab
remove, clear away
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