Phrasal Verbs With 'Scrape'

We have 7 phrasal verb definition related to 'scrape'.

Scrape along

Meaning:

Manage with little money

Example:

I've been SCRAPING ALONG on temporary work since I lost my job.

Scrape by

Meaning:

Just manage to pass something

Example:

I thought I was going to fail, but SCRAPED BY with 51%.

Scrape in

Meaning:

Just get enough to succeed, pass or be accepted

Example:

The government SCRAPED IN with 51% of the votes cast.

Scrape into

Meaning:

Be accepted somewhere, but only just

Example:

She got mediocre grades and just SCRAPED INTO university.

Scrape through

Meaning:

Pass a test but only just

Example:

I did no revision and only just SCRAPED THROUGH the final exams.

Scrape together

Meaning:

Manage to collect enough of something you need, usually money

Example:

I had to search my flat for money to SCRAPE TOGETHER what I needed.

Scrape up

Meaning:

Manage to collect enough of something you need, usually money

Example:

It took me ages to SCRAPE UP the money for the tickets.


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