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- v. take out or up with or as if with a scoop
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Pepys records that when “little Pelham Humfreys” returned from France he was bent on giving “Grebus” a lift out of his place.
She jerked open a drawer and began to lift out the contents, the nighties and the nylons and the hand-embroidered lingerie, intimate paraphernalia of a woman of wealth and taste.
Perhaps I should if I were using the biplane, but a monoplane is a one-man show -- if you want to get the last foot of lift out of it.
But Ferrel wasn't bothering with that now; he followed, reaching down into the chest to help the other two lift out the body of a huge man in a five-shield Tomlin!
They nudged toward it, and the truck began to lift out of the muck-and then the motor stalled, "Bleep!"