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English verb: scrounge

1. scrounge (possession) collect or look around for (food)


ExamplesThe men scrounge the area for animals , The men scrounge for animals in the area


Synonymsforage


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)hunt, hunt down, run, track down


Narrower (hyponym)rustle

2. scrounge (possession) obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling


SamplesHe is always shnorring cigarettes from his friends.


Synonymscadge, schnorr, shnorr


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Broader (hypernym)beg









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