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scoop sth/sb up

phrasal verb with scoop uk   us   /skuːp/ verb [T]
to ​lift something or someone with ​yourhands or ​arms in a ​quickmovement: She ​scooped the ​children up and ​ran with them to ​safety. I ​scooped up my ​belongings into my ​handbag.
(Definition of scoop sth/sb up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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