New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: coop up · swoop up · scoop out · chop up · cook up · crop up · scoopful · sop up · soup up · stop up
  • EN > GA
  • GA > EN

scoop up

1 (v + adv) pick up quickly TRANSITIVEhis dad scooped him up d'ardaigh a athair ina bhaclainn éa bird scooped it up sciob éan leis é 2 (v + adv) informal get before anyone else TRANSITIVEtabhair leat  c m usciob verb  c m uthey scooped up the best workers sciob siad leo na hoibrithe ab fhearrall the bargains were scooped up bhí na margaí maithe ar fad sciobtha ag daoine → see scoop