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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


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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