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English definition of “scrape through (sth)”

scrape through (sth)

phrasal verb with scrape     /skreɪp/ verb
to succeed in something but with a lot of difficulty: He managed to scrape through his exam with 52 percent.Succeeding, achieving and fulfillingCoping and not copingDealing with things or peopleTolerating and enduring
(Definition of scrape through (sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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