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scoop in Newspapers, printing, publishing topic

scoopscoop2 ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 [always + adverb/preposition]LIFT to pick something up or remove it using a scoop or a spoon, or your curved hand She bent down and scooped up the little dog. Cut the tomato in half and scoop out the seeds with a teaspoon.2 TCNto be the first newspaper to print an important news report Time and again, we have scooped our rivals.3 British English to win a prize or award Britain scooped the top prize in the over-50s category. scoop something ↔ up→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
scoopA shallow river had scooped a fertile valley out of the limestone mountains.Driven beyond sense, she made no protest when he scooped her easily into his arms and strode deeper into the forest.She'd felt that strength when he'd scooped her easily into his arms.Bedford scooped potatoes from a serving dish on to his plate.He has been seen in the square scooping the birds into a cardboard box 40 at a time.Charlie loved to scoop the competition.The latter is currently scooping up 480 / 0 of the cash.The computer will point you in the right direction of a fuel pod which can be scooped up at close range.Hasty scooped up the loose ball.