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scare sth up

US informal
phrasal verb with scare uk   /skeər/  us   /sker/ verb [I or T]
to find or get something despite difficulties or limited supplies: There's hardly any food in the house, but I'll scare something up from these leftovers.
Translations of “scare sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 倉促準備,勉強湊成…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仓促张罗出,勉强凑成…
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