scrape+together

  • 1 scrape together — ˌscrape to ˈgether ˌscrape ˈup [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they scrape together he/she/it scrapes together present participle …

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  • 2 scrape together — (something) to gather something that is not easily available, esp. money. He managed to scrape together $20 for the train and came back home. Many immigrants have difficulty scraping enough money together for the application. Usage notes: also in …

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  • 3 scrape together — index glean Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 scrape together — phrasal verb scrape together or scrape up [transitive] Word forms scrape together : present tense I/you/we/they scrape together he/she/it scrapes together present participle scraping together past tense scraped together past participle scraped… …

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  • 5 scrape together — PHRASAL VERB If you scrape together an amount of money or a number of things, you succeed in obtaining it with difficulty. [V n P] They only just managed to scrape the money together... [V P n (not pron)] It s possible the Congress Party will… …

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  • 6 scrape together — {v. phr.} To quickly assemble, usually from scanty ingredients. * /We were so hungry we had to scrape together some lunch from all kinds of frozen leftovers./ …

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  • 7 scrape together — {v. phr.} To quickly assemble, usually from scanty ingredients. * /We were so hungry we had to scrape together some lunch from all kinds of frozen leftovers./ …

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  • 8 scrape together — phr verb Scrape together is used with these nouns as the object: ↑living …

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  • 9 scrape\ together — v. phr. To quickly assemble, usually from scanty ingredients. We were so hungry we had to scrape together some lunch from all kinds of frozen leftovers …

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  • 10 scrape together — gather money etc. a little at a time We managed to scrape together enough money to go to Disneyland even though business is very bad and we don t have much money …

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  • 11 scrape together — Synonyms and related words: accumulate, agglomerate, aggregate, aggroup, amass, assemble, batch, bring together, bulk, bunch, bunch together, bunch up, clump, cluster, collect, colligate, collocate, combine, compare, compile, conglomerate, corral …

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  • 12 scrape together — verb To collect, assemble or gather small amounts (especially of money), from various sources, with some difficulty Syn: rake together, scratch together …

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  • 13 scrape together something — scrape together (something) to gather something that is not easily available, esp. money. He managed to scrape together $20 for the train and came back home. Many immigrants have difficulty scraping enough money together for the application.… …

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  • 14 scrape something together — ˌscrape sthtoˈgether/ˈup derived to obtain or collect together sth, but with difficulty • We managed to scrape together eight volunteers. Main entry: ↑scrapederived …

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  • 15 scrape — ► VERB 1) drag or pull a hard or sharp implement across (a surface or object) to remove dirt or waste matter. 2) use a sharp or hard implement to remove (dirt or unwanted matter). 3) rub against a rough or hard surface. 4) just manage to achieve …

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  • 16 scrape something up — ˌscrape sthtoˈgether/ˈup derived to obtain or collect together sth, but with difficulty • We managed to scrape together eight volunteers. Main entry: ↑scrapederived …

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  • 17 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… …

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  • 18 scrape — scrape1 [skreıp] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Old Norse; Origin: skrapa] 1.) [T] to remove something from a surface using the edge of a knife, a stick etc ▪ Scrape the carrots and slice them thinly. scrape sth away/off ▪ The earth was scraped away to… …

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  • 19 scrape up — verb gather (money or other resources) together over time (Freq. 1) She had scraped together enough money for college they scratched a meager living • Syn: ↑scrape, ↑scratch, ↑come up • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 20 scrape up — phrasal verb scrape together or scrape up [transitive] Word forms scrape together : present tense I/you/we/they scrape together he/she/it scrapes together present participle scraping together past tense scraped together past participle scraped… …

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