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English verb: scrape up

1. scrape up (contact) gather (money or other resources) together over time


SamplesShe had scraped together enough money for college.
They scratched a meager living.


Synonymscome up, scrape, scratch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)accumulate, amass, collect, compile, hoard, pile up, roll up


Narrower (hyponym)nickel-and-dime









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