scrape+out

  • 1 scrape out a hole in the ground — dig a hole in the earth …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 2 scrape something out — ˌscrape sthˈout derived to remove sth from inside sth else, using sth sharp or hard like a knife • Scrape out the flesh of the melon with a spoon. Main entry: ↑scrapederived …

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  • 3 scrape — [skrāp] vt. scraped, scraping [ME scrapen < ON skrapa, akin to Du schrapen, OE screpan, to scratch < IE base * (s)ker , to cut > SCURF, SHARP] 1. to rub over the surface of with something rough or sharp 2. to make smooth or clean by… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 scrape the bottom of the barrel — {v. phr.}, {informal} To use or take whatever is left after the most or the best has been taken; accept the leftovers. * /At first they took out quarters, but they had so little money that they had to scrape the bottom of the barrel and paid with …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 scrape the bottom of the barrel — {v. phr.}, {informal} To use or take whatever is left after the most or the best has been taken; accept the leftovers. * /At first they took out quarters, but they had so little money that they had to scrape the bottom of the barrel and paid with …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 Scrape — Scrape, n. 1. The act of scraping; also, the effect of scraping, as a scratch, or a harsh sound; as, a noisy scrape on the floor; a scrape of a pen. [1913 Webster] 2. A drawing back of the right foot when bowing; also, a bow made with that… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 scrape by — verb manage one s existence barely I guess I can squeeze by on this lousy salary • Syn: ↑scrape along, ↑scratch along, ↑squeak by, ↑squeeze by, ↑rub along • Hypernyms: ↑cop …

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  • 8 scrape — 01. Some animals eat tiny algae which they [scrape] off the rocks. 02. She fell down, and [scraped] her knees. 03. I hate butter, the child cried as he tried to [scrape] it off his sandwich. 04. They finally managed to [scrape] enough money… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 9 scrape — scrape1 [ skreıp ] verb * 1. ) transitive to rub a sharp edge or tool against a surface: You ll have to scrape the walls before you paint them. a ) scrape something off/into/onto/out of etc. (something) to remove something by pulling a hard tool… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 scrape — I UK [skreɪp] / US verb Word forms scrape : present tense I/you/we/they scrape he/she/it scrapes present participle scraping past tense scraped past participle scraped * 1) [transitive] to rub a sharp edge or tool against a surface You ll have to …

    English dictionary

  • 11 scrape — Synonyms and related words: ablate, ablation, abrade, abrase, abrasion, abrasive, accumulate, aggregate, amass, assemble, attrition, autolithograph, baffle, bafflement, bark, be a printmaker, belch, bend, bend the knee, bend the neck, bending the …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 scrape — 1. verb 1) we scraped all the paint off the windows Syn: abrade, grate, sand, sandpaper, scour, scratch, rub, file, rasp 2) their boots scraped along the floor Syn: grate, creak …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 scrape\ the\ bottom\ of\ the\ barrel — v. phr. informal To use or take whatever is left after the most or the best has been taken; accept the leftovers. At first they took out quarters, but they had so little money that they had to scrape the bottom of the barrel and paid with nickels …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 14 scrape by — when the money s not there, you learn how to scrape by Syn: manage, cope, survive, muddle through/along, make ends meet, get by/along, make do, keep the wolf from the door, keep one s head above water, eke out a living; informal make out …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 15 scrape along — verb manage one s existence barely I guess I can squeeze by on this lousy salary • Syn: ↑scrape by, ↑scratch along, ↑squeak by, ↑squeeze by, ↑rub along • Hypernyms: ↑cope …

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  • 16 scrape along — Synonyms and related words: clear, clear the hurdle, come along, come on, contrive, cope, cut the mustard, eke out, engineer, get along, get by, get on, go on, hack it, keep afloat, make ends meet, make it, make out, make the grade, manage,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 out on a limb — Synonyms and related words: exposed, in Dutch, in a bind, in a fix, in a mess, in a pickle, in a predicament, in a scrape, in a spot, in deep water, in trouble, liable, naked, nonimmune, on Queer Street, on the spot, open, susceptible …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 scoop out — 1) Syn: hollow out, gouge out, dig, excavate 2) Syn: remove, take out, spoon out, scrape out …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 19 Bubble and Scrape — Infobox Album Name = Bubble and Scrape Type = Album Artist = Sebadoh Released = April 26 1993 Recorded = Genre = Indie Length = 46:48 Label = Sub Pop Producer = Bob Weston; Brian Fellows; Paul McNamara Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4|5… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 make out — verb 1. detect with the senses (Freq. 8) The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards I can t make out the faces in this photograph • Syn: ↑spot, ↑recognize, ↑recognise, ↑distinguish, ↑ …

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