Your husband is on the couch watching TV. You want to sit with him, but he's sitting in the middle of the couch and there's not enough room for you. You want him to move so you can sit down. You say:
Hey, scoot over.
You say "Hey" at the beginning of a sentence in casual English when you want to get someone's attention. For example:
It's common to say "Hey" before you ask someone a question, or when someone has done something that's wrong or unfair:
Use "hey" with people you know or are familiar with. When you're talking to people you don't know as well, "Excuse me" is more polite.
"Scooting over" means moving your body over, away from someone, by sliding. You can "scoot over" when you're sitting or laying somewhere, but it doesn't usually make sense for a standing person to "scoot over".
You can also "scoot" in any other direction:
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