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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of scoot.


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  • And she basically kind of scooted you out of the room.

    CNN Transcript May 16, 2007

  • COOPER: The story claims that while preparing for a Senate debate, you were giving too much advice and she basically kind of scooted you out of the room.

    CNN Transcript May 16, 2007

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: As the glass started flying, we just kind of scooted back even farther into the bathtub.

    CNN Transcript Apr 3, 2006

  • It "scooted," glanced, ricochetted, or whatever you want to call it, all around that room and you never saw such a scampering to get out.

    The Emma Gees

  • Nat "scooted," stopping to snatch up his hat as he ran.

    Keziah Coffin

  • She was coming out for her customary walk at the hour of guard mounting, but the next thing he knew she had "scooted" indoors again.

    A Daughter of the Sioux A Tale of the Indian frontier

  • Dick "scooted," dispatching a steward for his revolvers on the way, not that he had the slightest intention of using them; but he knew how efficacious a revolver -- even though empty -- is in stopping a rush, and he decided that it would be a good thing to have them.

    In Search of El Dorado

  • And when I rose from the log and threw myself into the shape of an interrogation point, and touched the trigger, at the crack of my rifle old bullfrogg shot into the pond; the hoot-owl "scooted" into his castle in the trunk of an old hollow tree; the blackbirds cut the "asymptote of

    Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales

  • "I kind of scooted off to the sideline, but I could feel it.

    The Record-Courier - Top Stories

  • I lifted my head and sat back as he scooted to a more upright position.

    Darkness Becomes Her


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