Focus on the pronunciation of scratch
English definition of “scratch”
/skrætʃ/ v [I/T] (CUT)
› to cut or damage a surface with something sharp or rough, or to rub a part of your body with something sharp or rough: [T] He used a penknife to scratch his initials into the bark of the tree. [I] You can hold the cat – she won’t scratch. › If you scratch your skin, you rub it with the nails of your fingers: [T] I know they itch, but don’t scratch your mosquito bites.