shovel in

VERB
  1. earn large sums of money
    Since she accepted the new position, she has been raking it in
  2. eat a large amount of food quickly
    The children gobbled down most of the birthday cake
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How To Use shovel in In A Sentence

  • Had my dad been a pothunter, I would have been one too, happily booting a shovel into the ground right next to him. NPR Topics: News
  • Our alleged mayor, who had been overseeing PBOT for four years, had a plan for Portland during last December's inclemency: with shovel in hand at a presser during the local paralysis, he told us to clear our own walks. Dear Fireman Randy (Jack Bog's Blog)
  • And so the Hollywood glitterati at the Ball largely sequester themselves at tables and shovel in every morsel of veggies and dollop of sauce on their Wolfgang Puck-prepared plates. Oscar party scene: Hitting the Governor's Ball and the Elton John party
  • While he scrambled up the hill, Bess took a sieve and carefully put the remaining dirt from the shovel into it. THE SECRET OF THE FORGOTTEN CITY
  • Buddy cuffed Roy on the head, slapped a small shovel in his hands, and gave him a hard shove.
  • Buddy cuffed Roy on the head, slapped a small shovel in his hands, and gave him a hard shove.
  • It is the second time the workman has stared death in the face after striking a live cable with a shovel in Bradford on Avon eight years ago.
  • And no wonder new purchases of bond funds are a pittance compared with what people shovel into stock funds.
  • While he scrambled up the hill, Bess took a sieve and carefully put the remaining dirt from the shovel into it. THE SECRET OF THE FORGOTTEN CITY
  • Frankie halfheartedly dug his shovel into the dirt again. Shore Thing
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