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Lift out   /lɪft aʊt/   Listen
Lift out

Take out or up with or as if with a scoop.  Synonyms: scoop, scoop out, scoop up, take up.

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"Lift out" Quotes from Famous Books

... she paused to lift out a neat little package containing a score or more of other epistles, tied together with a white ribbon. For a moment she hesitated, as though she were both mentally and physically weighing the objects held in either hand. A shadow of strange uncertainty came into her eyes, the ...
— 'Smiles' - A Rose of the Cumberlands • Eliot H. Robinson

... must have been nearly nine o'clock when a wagon, hurriedly driven, pulled up suddenly at the platform. In a moment the door was flung open, and I saw a small ambulance well known about the village. Two men sprang out, and with the help of the driver and his assistant, proceeded to lift out a box which from its dimensions could contain only one kind of freight, to wit, the remains of a ...
— Idle Hour Stories • Eugenia Dunlap Potts

... night and day, it took them a year and a half to lay the ground dry. The work was, however, at last accomplished, and now, what was the bottom of the lake is all converted into pastures and green fields. But they still have to keep the pumps going all the time to lift out the surplus water that falls over the whole space in rain. You may judge that the amount is very large that falls on a district thirty miles round. They calculate that the quantity which they have to pump up now, every ...
— Rollo in Holland • Jacob Abbott

Words linked to "Lift out" :   take away, take, remove, withdraw, dip, take up

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