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English definition of “scrape sth/sb together/up”

scrape sth/sb together/up

informal phrasal verb with scrape     /skreɪp/ verb
to manage with great difficulty to collect enough of something, especially money, or to find the things or people that you need: I finally scraped together enough money for a flight home. Do you think we can scrape up a team for the match on Saturday?Collecting and amassing
(Definition of scrape sth/sb together/up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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