scrounge around Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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scrounge around

phrasal verb with scrounge uk   us   /skraʊndʒ/ verb [I or T] informal
to ​look in different ​places or in a ​particularplace where you might ​find something that you need: She ​scrounged around in the ​toolbox for a ​tack or ​nail to ​hang the ​sign up with.
(Definition of scrounge around from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scrounge around”
in Chinese (Simplified) 寻找, 搜索…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尋找, 搜索…
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