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If many dolphins are getting shooed away from an area or are too scared to eat or reproduce, that could hurt their whole community.

As the archaeologists worked, he shooed grazing sheep to make sure they didn’t walk across the site.

Built on years of breakthroughs in deep learning, it could pick up all kinds of objects with remarkable accuracy, making it a shoo-in for jobs like sorting products into packages at warehouses.

The casting in this movie really is brilliant across the board, and if there were an Oscar for casting, Promising Young Woman would be a shoo-in.

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Before the neighbors stepped in to help, Si and his wife would take turns guarding the house each night, hoping their presence would shoo away the teenagers.

Still “Happy,” truthfully, should have been a shoo-in for Record of the Year given its incessant popularity this past year.

Of course the opposite is true too--if McAuliffe bucks history and wins, then Politico will have to write that HRC is a shoo-in.

The Gyllenhaal siblings are also a shoo-in, though I fear I would jibber and jabber—and possibly giggle—over Jake.

When the rest of us would stand, we could watch parts of the ceremony until security would try to shoo us back to our seats.

The Iron Lady actress bested frontrunner Viola Davis, who seemed a shoo-in for her turn in The Help.

The grotesque fancy came into my head that she would do the same thing if she wanted to shoo some chickens out of a garden.

A gust o' win' is skirlin' the noo, and as we luik ower the faem, the haar is risin', weetin' the green swaird wi' misty shoo'rs.

The draper wasna certain that so licht a shoo'r could richtly be called rain.

Every night at milking time I shoo them out until they finally get it into their heads they are not wanted.

Cap Pike left the fire to stand guard over the water barrels and shoo the mules away.

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On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shoo, such as: away, depart, hightail, leave, off, and out.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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