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    Question what are the difference between scare up,scrape together and scrape up

    Hello,

    Could you help me understand these three phrases: scare up,scrape together and scrape up?

    What are the difference and common between three of them?

    Thanks a lot!
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    Re: what are the difference between scare up,scrape together and scrape up

    Scare up??

    The other two can both be used to talk about getting money. If I were physically searching my house for coins etc, I'd say I managed to scrape together the money needed.

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    Question how about the phrase " Scare up"?

    how about the phrase " Scare up"? Do you have any thing in common

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    Re: how about the phrase " Scare up"?

    Scare up does have that meaning in American English- get something you need with difficulty. We don't use it in British English at all.
    Last edited by Tdol; 06-Apr-2005 at 13:20.

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    Thank you

    Hello Tdol,

    Thank you very much for your reply to my questions. Are you from UK or US?

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    Re: Thank you

    I'm from the UK, but currently living in Tokyo.

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