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shovel in Daily life topic

shovelshovel2 ●○○ verb (shovelled, shovelling British English, shoveled, shoveling American English) [transitive]  1 DTto lift and move earth, stones etc with a shovel The workmen shovelled gravel onto the road. They were out in freezing conditions shovelling snow off the pitch.shovel the driveway/sidewalk etc American English (=shovel snow from a road or path) Everyone was out shoveling their sidewalks.2 shovel something into/onto something→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
shovelParents are cleaning, shoveling, and even teaching to aid schools.They shoveled dirt back into the grave.And no wonder new purchases of bond funds are a pittance compared with what people shovel into stock funds.You might as well take money and shovel it down the drain.All business has to do is back a truck up to the money bin and shovel out the appropriate amount.Men sit silently at the bar, pulling on Buds, shoveling quarters into the video poker machines set in the countertops.Kathy shoveling rain off a sidewalk.Most people shovel without claiming spaces.