scrape by/along Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “scrape by/along” in the English Dictionary

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scrape by/along

phrasal verb with scrape uk   us   /skreɪp/ verb
to ​manage to ​live when you do not have enough ​money and other ​necessary things: He ​lost his ​job, so the ​family had to ​scrape by on one ​smallsalary. to ​manage with ​difficulty to get a ​successfulresult or to ​reach an ​acceptablestandard: I only ​studiedSpanish for a ​year but I can ​scrape by in most ​situations.
(Definition of scrape by/along from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scrape by/along”
in Chinese (Simplified) 勉强维持生计, 艰难成功, 勉强达到标准…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勉強維持生計, 艱難成功, 勉強達到標準…
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